Mmmmeatballs

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Almost everyone loves meatballs—and this clean recipe won’t disappoint. Alone, or paired with pasta and sauce, these meatballs will be a favorite with the whole family!

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 50 minutes

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, minced
  • ½ red pepper, minced
  • ½ green pepper, minced
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 2 slices sprouted grain bread, processed to crumbs

Directions

  • Prepare a skillet with olive oil spray over medium heat. Pour olive oil in skillet and add minced onion, peppers, and minced garlic until soft. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine ground beef, sautéed onion and peppers, salt, pepper, egg, and breadcrumbs. Form mixture into 24 ping pong–sized balls.
  • Bake on an olive oil–prepared rack placed over a baking pan at 350°F for 10 minutes, turn, and continue baking for 10 minutes, or until completely cooked through.

Recipe Information

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, minced
  • ½ red pepper, minced
  • ½ green pepper, minced
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 2 slices sprouted grain bread, processed to crumbs

Directions

  • Prepare a skillet with olive oil spray over medium heat. Pour olive oil in skillet and add minced onion, peppers, and minced garlic until soft. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine ground beef, sautéed onion and peppers, salt, pepper, egg, and breadcrumbs. Form mixture into 24 ping pong–sized balls.
  • Bake on an olive oil–prepared rack placed over a baking pan at 350°F for 10 minutes, turn, and continue baking for 10 minutes, or until completely cooked through.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories50
Total Fat2g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol20mg
Sodium100mg
Total Carbohydrate2g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Protein5g