Saucy Meatballs

Quick and easy recipe for meatballs. Perfect choice for a weekday dinner.

Total Servings: 8-10 meatballs
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 30 mins

Ingredients
1 pound ground beef
1 large egg 
¼ cup old-fashioned oats 
2 tbsp fresh or dried parsley 
1 tbsp dried oregano
1 tbsp dried thyme
1 ½ tsp onion powder  
1 ½ tsp salt
1 garlic clove   
1 (650 ml) jar of marinara sauce of your choice (I like Florentine spinach and cheese one)
Spaghetti
Parmesan cheese for garnish 

Instructions    

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F (180 C).
  2. In a bowl combine beef, egg, oats, parsley, oregano, thyme, onion powder, salt, garlic. The mixture should be smooth.
  3. From the above mixture form meatballs. They should be about 1 inch in diameter.
  4. Place the meatballs on an ungreased baking sheet and bake for 12 minutes, or until browned and cooked through.
  5. Transfer the meatballs to an oven-safe baking dish and pour marinara over them to cover.
  6. Put them back to the oven for another 5-8 mins to heat and thicken the sauce.
  7. Garnish with Parmesan cheese.
  8. Serve with spaghetti.

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