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Parmesan Meatballs Recipe

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1 lb. ground beef

1/2 cup 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley or

1 egg

1 clove garlic, minced

PREHEAT oven to 375F.

Mix meat, cheese, parsley, egg and garlic.

Shape into 12 meatballs.

PLACE in foil-lined 15x10x1-inch baking pan.

BAKE 25 min. or until cooked through.

Try serving with your favorite hot cooked pasta and sauce and a quick bagged salad tossed with your favorite dressing such as House Italian.

SubstituteSubstitute 1 Tbsp. parsley flakes for the 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley.Parmesan

Turkey Meatballs: Prepare as directed, substituting Ground Turkey for ground beef.




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