Beef & Vegetable Meatball
  • 40 to 50 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings.
  • Appetizer

Basic Beef & Vegetable Meatball

Kick off your dinner party with this super simple, easy-to-prepare basic beef & vegetable meatballs.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Ground Beef (93% or leaner)
  • 1 cup grated zucchini
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.   Combine all ingredients in medium bowl, mixing lightly, but thoroughly.  Shape into 24 meatballs.  Place meatballs, 1-inch apart, on rack in aluminum foil lined broiler pan.  Bake in 400°F oven 22 to 25 minutes or until instant-read thermometer inserted into center of meatball registers 160°F.

    Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef.  Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F.  Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness. 

  • Test Kitchen Tips Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef.  Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F.  Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness. 

Nutrition Information

163 Calories; 8g Total Fat; 3g Saturated Fat; 3g Monounsaturated Fat; 75mg Cholesterol; 349mg Sodium; 1g Total carbohydrate; 23g Protein; 2.5mg Iron; 5.1mg Niacin; 0.4mg Vitamin B6; 74.8mg Choline; 2.1mcg Vitamin B12; 5.5mg Zinc; 18.4mcg Selenium; 0.3g Fiber.