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Copycat Olive Garden Meatballs

Meatballs with sauce are a classic and simple recipe for an unsurpassed traditional meat second course, loved by adults and children. If you’re a fan of the Olive Garden Copycat Meatballs then you should try this recipe adored by Olive Garden fans.

olive garden meatballs with marinara sauce

Yields: 4 portions
Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 15 mins Total: 25 mins


What is the secret to making the perfect meatballs?

The dough for meatballs requires genuine and quality ingredients, for a truly tasty and rich result. This recipe fills the house with heady aromas and the cheerful sizzle of the pan. Perfumes and sounds that make you want to sit at the table! Meatballs satisfy everyone on every occasion, from the daily dinner to the Sunday family lunch. Additional ingredient: the bread to make the slipper!

Olive Garden Meatballs Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs or more
  • 1 tablespoon Italian Seasonings
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, freshly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Cooking spray

For Serving:

  • 1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped

How do you prepare the meatballs?

  1. Pour the minced meat into a bowl and add an egg, parmesan cheese, milk, chopped parsley, and spices.
  2. Mix well with a fork until you get a smooth mixture.
  3. Add the breadcrumbs a little at a time and add them to the mixture while continuing to knead.
  4. Let’s start forming meatballs with our hands and arrange them on a plate. We will get about 18-20.
  5. In a baking dish spray some cooking spray.
  6. Add the meatballs and let them bake at 180C for 15 minutes until browned and cooked throughout.
  7. Take them off from the oven and serve the meatballs with marinara sauce, parmesan, and parsley while they are still hot!

Olive Garden Meatballs

Caroline Sciberras
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs or more
  • 1 tablespoon Italian Seasonings
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon Parsley freshly chopped
  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Cooking spray

Instructions
 

  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Parsley, chopped
  • How do you prepare the meatballs?
  • Pour the minced meat into a bowl and add an egg, the Parmesan cheese, the milk, the chopped parsley and the spices.
  • Mix well with a fork until you get a smooth mixture.
  • Add the breadcrumbs a little at a time and add it to the mixture while continuing to knead.
  • Let's start forming meatballs with our hands and arrange them on a plate. We will get about 18-20.
  • In a baking dish spray some cooking spray. Add the meatballs and let them bake at 180C for 15 minutes until browned and cooked throughout.
  • Take them off from the oven and serve the meatballs with marinara sauce, parmesan and parsley while they are still hot!
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