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Italian meatballs piled in a serving dish garnished with parsley.

The Best Italian Meatball Recipe

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Servings: 24 meatballs
Author: Bailey
These are the easiest and juiciest Italian meatballs ever. They are perfect with spaghetti, or as an appetizer. The options are endless! 
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  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 package french onion soup mix
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese shredded
  • 3 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley


  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Mix all ingredients in a mixing bowl until just combined, being careful not to over mix.
  • Use a cookie scoop or your hands to create approximately 24 meatballs, about 1 1/2 tablespoons each.
  • Place meatballs 1 inch apart on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through. 
Calories: 46kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 148mg | Potassium: 86mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 36IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg