Blissful and Domestic - Creating a Beautiful Life on Less: Oven Baked Meatballs

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Oven Baked Meatballs

Oven Baked Meatballs  Perfect for Freezer Cooking! - Blissful and Domestic -

Hello Lovelies! At the beginning of this month I posted the above picture on instagram. Some of you messaged me asking about the recipe. This is my go to meatball recipe. I always prefer homemade over store bought. If I keep this in stock in my freezer, than that family of mine are happy campers. Our favorite way to eat these is with BBQ sauce. Throw a bag of frozen meatballs in the crock-pot, along with your favorite BBQ sauce and you are good to go! Yum! Yum! These are simple to make. A little work now, means less work later. So think ahead and make these at the beginning of each month. Don't forget to include them in your menu plan!

Oven Baked Meatballs

This recipe makes a lot of meatballs (like 72 meatballs), so I store them in freezer bags to use later in the month. I freeze in quantities of 24 and use them throughout the month. I usually make this recipe every month. We get three meals out of it!

3 beaten eggs

¾ cup milk

3 cups soft bread crumbs (try sing whole wheat bread crumbs)

½ finely chopped onion

2 tsp Lawry's Salt
1 carrot shredded 
1/4 cup diced celery

2 lbs. ground turkey 
1 lb. ground sausage

Add ins-

*I like to replace one egg with ¼ cup carrot puree

*I also like to add 1 tbl of flax seed, bran, and nutritional yeast

-make carrot puree by steaming carrots and then puree them in a blender or food processor. I freeze mine in 1 cup portions.

Preheat oven to 375'. In a large mixing bowl combine eggs, add ins (if using), milk, bread crumbs, chopped onion, celery, carrot, and salt. Add ground turkey and mix well. (I do this all in my Kitchenaid. It makes mixing a breeze). Shape into 1- inch balls (about 6 dozen). Bake for 25-30 minutes. You will need to bake 36 at a time on a baking sheet. Remove from pan and allow to cool. Place in freezer bags to eat later in the month:) You should have 3 bags with about 24 meatballs in each.


XO Danielle
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  1. I bake meatballs to freeze all the time. It is wonderful to take them out whenever they are needed. I wanted to let you know that if you freeze them on a cookie sheet and then when they are frozen put them in a freezer bag, you will have individual frozen meatballs. You can then take out only how many you need for the meal. This allows me to take out only a few to put on pizza, or larger amounts for a whole meal.
    Thanks for having a great blog. You are an inspiration to me.

  2. thinking about doing this this weekend, thanks!


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