Best Meatballs

Makes 8
Prep 20 m
Bake 85 m
Cook 1 m



  1. 1 of 5 Heat oven to 450 degrees F. Place oven shelf in top third of oven. Lightly oil 13 x 9 x 2-inch casserole.
  2. 2 of 5 Mix crumbs and milk in large bowl. Let soften, 2 minutes. Add eggs, meat, tomato sauce, salt, oregano, basil, nutmeg and pepper. Shape into meatballs, 1/4 cup each. Place in casserole; brush with oil.
  3. 3 of 5 Bake in 450 degrees F oven for about 25 minutes, until browned. Pour off any excess fat. Mix broth, tomatoes and tomato paste. Add to casserole.
  4. 4 of 5 Bake, covered, in 450 degrees F oven 1 hour. Remove meatballs to platter. Pour braising liquid into saucepan.
  5. 5 of 5 Stir together cornstarch and 3 tablespoons water in small bowl. Whisk into braising liquid. Bring to boiling over medium heat, whisking, until thickened, 1 minute. Combine meatballs and thickened liquid in casserole.
Nutrition Information for Best Meatballs
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Per Serving: 11 g carb., 12 g Fat, total, 131 mg chol., 1 g fiber, 4 g sat. fat, 276 kcal cal., 31 g pro., 1111 mg sodium