• Grounded beef (1 lb)
  • Sausages that are Italian (1 lb)
  • Cheese that is Parmesan (fresh and grated, ½ cup)
  • Dried crumbs of bread (¼ cup)
  • Yellow onions that are chopped (½ cup)
  • Basil (chopped, ¼ cup)
  • Minced cloves of garlic (4)
  • Salt (1 tablespoon)
  • Grounded black pepper (¼ tablespoon)
  • Large sized beaten egg (1)
  • Milk (2 tablespoons)
  • Ketchup (32 oz)

This is an awesome recipe where the mix of beef and pork results in a delicious set of meatballs. An easy and tasty dish you can easily serve at lunch.


  1. Heat the oven at 457°F beforehand. Mix all the given ingredients in a large sized bowl using your hands. Ensure the ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
  2. Now take the meat and roll it into meatballs. Take these meatballs and bake it in the oven for about 10 minutes on both sides. Soon, the meatballs will attain a brown shade.
  3. Now you need to take your meatballs out of the oven and place on the stovetop. Now heat the stove on a simmer or low flame and add ketchup to the pan. You can also add veggies like corn, bell pepper, mushroom etc. Add a little salt and grounded black pepper to season the gravy.

  1. Now gently add the meatballs to this gravy and cook them on a low flame. You will need to cook the meatballs for a minimum of 20 minutes. In case you wish to have really soft meatballs, let the meatballs cook for as much as 2 hours. Once cooked, season these meatballs with fresh basil.


  • You can use any type of beef in this dish. Sirloin is also a nice choice.
  • You can adjust the size of the meatballs. In this dish the size of the meatballs measured 1/8 cup.


  • Do not overmix the mix in Step 1.
  • Do not preserve the meatballs more than 4 hours.