1 pound ground beef or turkey, or half of each
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 small onion, diced , or 1 tsp onion powder, or 1 TB dried onion flakes
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 TB Italian seasoning [oregano+thyme]
1/2 tsp basil or marjoram
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
2 tsp Worcestershire sauce *optional* --if using turkey, skip this
1/3 cup milk- or 1 Egg
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese , or 1/4 cup powdered from can
1/2 cup bread crumbs
1/4 cup mozzarella *optional*
Makes 16-24 meatballs , *Mine were about 1.2-2 inches in diameter and it made 16
1. Preheat an oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C), and line baking pan with parchment paper [ or aluminum foil sprayed with cooking spray]
2. Place the beef into a mixing bowl, and season with salt, onion, garlic salt, Italian seasoning, oregano, red pepper flakes, hot pepper sauce, and Worcestershire sauce; mix well. Add the milk, Parmesan cheese, and bread crumbs. Mix until evenly blended, then form into 1 1/2-inch meatballs, and place onto a baking sheet.
3. Bake in the preheated oven until no longer pink in the center, 25-30 minutes.