Meatballs – Baked Italian

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Baked Italian Meatballs
Recipe type: Phase 1 FasTrac
Serves: 1
  • 4 to 6 oz lean ground beef
  • ¼ teaspoon basil
  • ⅛ teaspoon oregano
  • ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • 1 clove garlic crushed and minced
  • 1 serving Melba toast crumbs or crushed nut thins
  • 1 recipe marinara sauce
  1. Combine meat, cracker crumbs and spices and mix thoroughly.
  2. Form into balls.
  3. Place into baking dish and cover with marinara sauce.
  4. Bake for 20-30 minutes at 350 degrees. Garnish with fresh basil.
Phase 2 modifications:
Top with sliced provolone cheese or mozzarella cheese and bake until brown and bubbly. Top with grated Parmesan.
(1 protein, 1 vegetable)


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