Delicious Beef Meatballs recipe – 171 calories

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Delicious Beef Meatballs recipe – 171 calories

1 lb lean ground beef
10 fat-free saltine crackers, crushed
1/4 small onion
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
cooking spray

1. Finely grate the onion into large bowl.
2. Make sure all the juices are in the bowl as well (you may need to wipe the grater with your fingers).
3. Add the remaining ingredients (except the cooking spray) and mix well.
4. Shape into 24 meatballs.
5. Spray a skillet with cooking spray.
6. Heat the skillet over medium heat until hot.
7. Add 12 meatballs to skillet and cook for about 8-10 minutes, turning to brown evenly.
8. Remove the cooked meatballs and drain the skillet.
9. Cook the remaining 12 meatballs.
10. Serve with your favorite marinara sauce.

Servings: 6 (24 meatballs)

Nutritional information for one serving:
Calories: 171
Calories from fat: 69
Total fat: 7.7g
Cholesterol: 49mg
Total carbs: 8.3g
Fiber: 0.4g
Protein: 16.1g
WW points: 4

Photo credit: Sylvie



  1. i have to say those look really good!!! it looks like real meat!!hmm saltine crackers?

  2. hey try this meatball recipe

    * 1/2 kilo Lean minced beef
    * 1 & 1/2 Carrots grated
    * 1/2 teaspoon Mixed dried italian herbs
    * 1 clove Crushed garlic
    * 1 brown onion chopped finely
    * 3 Mushrooms chopped finely
    * 1/2 cup Cheese grated
    * 1 Egg

    Place Mince, carrot, onion, mushrooms, cheese garlic and herbs. Into a deep bowl.Massage the Mixture until the meat realeses the proteins, which will hold it together whilst cooking. Add the egg if needed.

    Grease pans needed, measure mince with a 5ml measuring spoon roll into little balls with moist hands. Place onto tray and repeat this until all the mixture is used. Cook at 180 degrees or until cooked through. Serve on tooth picks as a great finger food.

  3. Zoe Harrison says:

    I work with La Cense Beef, they are an all natural grass fed beef company. If you want to try this recipe with lean and natural ground beef
    I don’t think you will be disapointed.

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