Meatball Starter

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Meatball Starter

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Recipe Data

36
Servings
30min
Prep
55min
Total

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 36
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    4Hy-Vee large eggs, lightly beaten
    c.Hy-Vee panko bread crumbs
    ½ c.Hy-Vee shredded Parmesan cheese
    ½ c.yellow onion, finely chopped
    ½ c.red or green bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped
    2 clove(s)garlic, minced
    2 tbsp.fresh basil, chopped
    2 tsp.Hy-Vee salt
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee crushed red pepper
    2 lbs.lean ground beef
    1 lbs.ground pork sausage

    Things To Grab

    • Large bowl
    • 15x10x1-inch baking sheet
    • Meat thermometer
    • Freezer containers, for storage

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. In a large bowl, combine eggs, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, onion, bell pepper, garlic, basil, salt and crushed red pepper. Add ground beef and pork sausage; mix well.

    3. Shape mixture into 36 meatballs. Arrange in a single layer on a 15x10x1-inch baking sheet.

    4. Bake, uncovered, for 30 to 35 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees, checking with an instant-read thermometer. Drain off fat.
    5. Divide meatballs among 3 (4-cup) freezer containers. Freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before using.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    100 Calories per serving
    1 meatball

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 6g
    • Cholesterol: 45mg
    • Sodium: 260mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 2g
    • Protein: 9g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 4%
    0%
    Vitamin C 4%
    0%
    Iron 6%
    0%
    Calcium 2%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Holiday 2014.