Delicious Homemade Beef Meatballs Recipe

Beef Meatball


Beef meatballs are a versatile and flavorful dish that can be enjoyed on their own, with pasta, or in a sandwich. This easy-to-follow recipe will guide you through the steps to create juicy and tasty beef meatballs that are perfect for any occasion.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup olive oil (for cooking)


  1. Preheat the Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Prepare the Meatball Mixture:
    • In a large mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, chopped parsley, chopped onion, minced garlic, egg, salt, black pepper, oregano, and basil.
    • Pour in the milk to moisten the mixture.
    • Use your hands to gently combine all the ingredients until evenly mixed.
  3. Shape the Meatballs:
    • Take a small amount of the mixture and roll it between your palms to form meatballs, each about 1 to 1.5 inches in diameter.
    • Place the meatballs on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Bake the Meatballs:
    • Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the meatballs are cooked through and golden brown.
  5. Optional: Sear the Meatballs (Stovetop):
    • If you prefer, you can heat olive oil in a pan and sear the baked meatballs for a couple of minutes on each side for a crisp exterior.
  6. Serve and Enjoy:
    • Once cooked, serve the beef meatballs with your favorite sauce, pasta, or enjoy them as a tasty appetizer.


Homemade beef meatballs are a delightful and satisfying dish that brings comfort to any meal. Experiment with different sauces or serve them in various ways to make them a favorite in your household.