Mini Italian Meatballs

Mini Italian Meatballs

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"Excellent meatballs baked in a tomato sauce, and topped with mozzarella cheese. Enjoy any leftovers as a meatball sandwich!"
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1 h 20 m servings 153 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 153 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 8.6 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 10.6 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 44 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 509 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In bowl, combine ground beef, onion, bouillon, bread crumbs, egg and pizza sauce. Shape meat mixture into 48 (1/2-inch) meatballs. In large skillet, in a small amount of oil, brown meatballs until lightly browned on all sides. Place meatballs in a single layer in a 9 x 13-inch baking dish. Spoon soup over meatballs and sprinkle with cheese. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 20-30 minutes or until meat is cooked through.
  2. Meatball Making: For 48 meatballs of equal size, shape meat mixture into an 8 x 6-inch rectangle on waxed paper. Cut into 1-inch squares; roll each square into a ball.
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  1. 26 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

OH MY GOD, these meat balls are amazing!! I used only normal bread crumbs, and tomato paste, (instead of pizza sauce) and normal tomato soup with my own spices ( I liek a lot of garlic) and the...

Most helpful critical review

I found it to be bland. I didn't use italian tomato soup though so maybe that is where I went wrong. However I made meatball sandwiches on chiabatta buns (god bless chiabatta buns) added cayenne...

OH MY GOD, these meat balls are amazing!! I used only normal bread crumbs, and tomato paste, (instead of pizza sauce) and normal tomato soup with my own spices ( I liek a lot of garlic) and the...

Finally, a winning meatball recipe! My husband and oldest son are big fans of Subway's meatball sub and I have been trying to duplicate the sub for a long time. The problem is, most meatball rec...

my children love subway meatball sandwiches and after reading the great review i tried them... my kids said they were even better than subway and already want me to make them again---the only th...

LOVED these meatballs! Very easy to make and they freeze well. I used spaghetti sauce instead of the soup. Thanks for a great recipe!

I would've given it a one because I couldn't stand it. I was glad I had zucchini around to make zucchini grinders. My family loved this recipe, though, so I gave it a four.

My picky husband loved it! I have never made spaghetti with meatballs before, which is one of my husbands favorite dishes, and now he is complaining that I've been holding out on him for 5 year...

These meatballs were so was scary to think I made them. Very easy's a keeper!

This came out wonderful! I used 2 lbs. of hamburger and doubled the recipe and made bigger meatballs. They had a wonderful taste and were some of the best meatballs that I've ever had. We mad...

This turned out awesome, I didn't think it would make so many meat balls, but it did and the family keeps asking me to make them again.

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