Creamy Ricotta Meatball Dish

8 Servings

Main Course

55 MIN


20 MIN


35 MIN


1/3 cup

plain bread crumbs

1/2 cup


2 tbsp

olive oil


onion diced

1 lbs

ground beef

1 lbs

ground pork



2 tbsp

parmesan cheese, grated

1/4 bunch

fresh parsley, crushed

2 tsp


1 tsp

ground black pepper

1 tsp

dried Italian herb seasoning

1/2 tsp

crushed red pepper flakes

1 jar

Classico creamy ricotta pasta sauce (24oz)


Step 1

Cover a baking sheet with foil and spray lightly with cooking spray. Soak breadcrumbs in milk in a small bowl for 20 minutes.

Step 2

Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low and continue cooking and stirring 15 min.

Step 3

Stir beef and pork together in a large bowl. Add onions, bread crumb mixture, eggs, parmesan cheese, parsley, garlic, salt, black pepper, Italian herb seasoning, and red pepper flakes, mix. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.

Step 4

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.

Step 5

Form mixture into balls about 1 1/2 inches in diameter; arrange in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.

Step 6

Bake 15 to 20 minutes.

Step 7

Serve with pasta sauce & enjoy!