Meatballs Baked in an Egg Carton

What You'll Need

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– 1 egg – 1 lb. ground beef – 2 tablespoon whole milk – ¼ cup bread crumbs – 1 half of a small onion minced or grated – ½ tablespoon dried Italian seasoning – ⅓ cup parmesan cheese – ½ teaspoon salt – ½ teaspoon pepper – 2 tablespoon fresh parsley chopped 1 cardboard egg carton

Why bake meatballs in an egg carton?

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This method helps drain some of the fat off of the meatballs, it also helps them retain their round shape!


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl.



Form meatballs (about the size of golfballs) and place in paper egg carton.


Place egg carton on a baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes.


Remove from oven, discard carton, and serve in your favorite recipes!


Bread bun

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Sarah Baumeister

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