You can also sauté these meatballs in a pan on the stovetop until they are cooked through. Once they’re froze, you can put them all into a freezer safe bag and store them in the freezer until you’re ready to bake them. Thanks for the great recipe. or serve them with noodles (like spaghetti). Easy Chicken in White Wine Sauce (no cream), Easy Parmesan Au Gratin Broccoli Recipe (Italian style), How to make Italian bread crumbs mix (at home), Easy Vegan Potato Leek soup (with homemade croutons), 9 Tips to learn Italian fast (before your trip to Italy), How to find work in Italy fast (for foreigners) if your Italian is at basic level, Practical steps for landing a job in Italy (for foreigners) that actually work, Rustic pumpkin soup with chickpeas and rosemary, Vegetarian pasta with broccoli, cauliflower and brussel sprouts, Spaghetti with capers and caramelized onions, Pasta with tuna – Italian dinner ready in 10 minutes, Old Fashioned Italian Meatballs ‎| Oven Baked Meatballs, Simple and healthy canned tuna and green peas recipe. These beat 'Meatball Nirvana' And they held up too!" Old School Italian Meatballs are the whole comfort food package. 2 hours I don’t believe that myth. I made these meatballs on Sunday, my husband said they are the best meatballs he’s ever tasted. NOTE! But really– this meatball recipe, paired with your sauce recipe, is restaurant quality and I always get rave reviews! * Substituted 1 cup fresh mozzarella pearls & got that melted goodness inside. 4 tablespoon minced garlic And does he put hard-boiled eggs and tiny meatballs in his lasagna? Gotta say I am not a big meatball can but this is wonderful. After baking my meatballs, I drained the fat off of them and added them to a homemade marinara and let them sit in the sauce for 20 minutes or so before I served them on pasta. I won’t make that mistake twice. Updated in January 2019 with new photos, a video, and lots of recipe tips. I do not know if she fried or baked, because by the time I would get up in the morning, they were already simmering in her sauce. 6 eggs Hi Julie, You can freeze these either baked or raw, whichever you prefer. These meatballs were excellent! In Italy, meatballs are like a base of good old Italian home cooking. I have made your father in laws sauce several times now and I have to agree, it’s delicious. Loved baking them, and turning on the parchment paper. I’ve made meatballs way “fancier”and my family loves these they can eat them without any sauce. Turn the meatballs over, reduce the oven temperature to 300 degrees F and bake for an additional 20 minutes. Sure do enjoy your website – keep the recipes coming. Cover and refrigerate for about one hour. These meatballs are very easy to make and can become your fast dinner. I love the endless possibility of meatballs side dish. Information is not currently available for this nutrient. I used my favorite jarred sauce to save time, Rao’s homemade marinara. I decided to make them for her, even though I didn’t eat the meal. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. I suggest the COOKS ILLUSTRATED shortcut of patting the meat mixture into a rectangle, using a knife to cut it into X strips lengthways and crossways, and then giving each piece a quick roll into a ball. These meatballs can be stored in an airtight container on their own, or you can store them in some sauce, too. Yep! This looks so good. These days you can find all sorts of lean-to-fat ratios for ground beef. Shape into large meatballs (I use a heaping. Definitely something on my baking “bucket list!”. I have some of your sauce frozen from over the holidays, too… Sunday dinner = planned!!