How to Cook Italian Meatballs (A Leaner Version!)
How to Cook Italian Meatballs
All of us have a craving for a good comfort food once in a while and meatballs can be especially delicious. Today I’m going to share with you how to cook Italian Meatballs and how you can make them leaner than the traditional recipe.
You of course can serve these alone or with pasta, but I am also including one of my favorite recipes for Zoodles. I have shared with you before my love for Zoodles (see my other Homemade Pesto Zoodles Recipe) and of course, I make my Zoodles with my handy dandy Zoodle Slicer (a kitchen MUST have, in my opinion!) … you will love it!
How to Cook Italian Meatballs
- 2 lb lean ground beef (you could also substitute lean ground turkey)
- 2 eggs
- 1 medium onion, diced
- 2 tsp onion powder
- 2 tsp garlic powder
- 2 tsp oregano
- 2 tsp.dried parsley
- 1/2 C. shredded parmesan
- 1 tbs. minced garlic
- 1/4 C. milk
- 1/2 C. ground oatmeal (I used my food processor and then saved the extra oatmeal in a large Ziploc type bag)
- salt & pepper to taste
- 4 medium zucchini
- 2 tsp. olive oil
- 1/2 tbs. minced garlic
- red pepper flakes or Mrs. Dash Extra Spicy Seasoning
- marinara or pasta sauce of your choice
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I really need tog et a spiralizer – we LOVE meatballs over here, but I’m trying to cut back on processed carbs -nom!
So yummy looking, Will have to give a try for our Spaghetti dinner night.
Ohhh!! LOVE this!! My husband will thank me for this one!!
This looks soooo tasty! We LOVE zoodles in our house, and I try to incorporate them often. Your meatballs look awesomely delicious-my husband is always asking for spaghetti and meatballs, so I will be serving this one up next time. Thanks for sharing (:
Oh, I love a good Italian meatball! I am pinning this. Looks so good! Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday!
Yum, those look amazing!! Pinning the recipe! Thank you for sharing with us at the #HomeMattersParty
I love Italian meatballs! These look perfect! Saving the recipe. Thanks for linking up with Delicious Dishes Recipe Party!
I have one of those veggie slicers and I love it! Those meatballs look delicious!
I’m liking your twist on the usual spaghetti with meatballs! What a great idea to replace the pasta with zoodles. 🙂
Those look so delicious! I love making meatballs in large batches and freezing them to throw in with spaghetti on weeknights. And believe it or not I have yet to try zoodles! Thank you for sharing at Merry Monday!