Quick And Easy Meatball Recipe For Busy Weeknights

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Classic Italian Meatballs

Ingredients:

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1 pound ground beef
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1 egg
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Steps:

In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, parsley, egg, garlic, salt, and pepper until well combined.
Form the mixture into small meatballs, about 1 inch in diameter.
Heat a skillet over medium heat and cook the meatballs until browned on all sides, about 8-10 minutes.
Serve the meatballs with your favorite marinara sauce and spaghetti for a classic Italian meal.

Asian-inspired Turkey Meatballs

Ingredients:

1 pound ground turkey
1/4 cup breadcrumbs
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon ginger, grated
1 clove garlic, minced
1 green onion, chopped

Steps:

In a large bowl, mix together the ground turkey, breadcrumbs, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, ginger, garlic, and green onion until well combined.
Form the mixture into small meatballs, about 1 inch in diameter.
Heat a skillet over medium heat and cook the meatballs until cooked through, about 10-12 minutes.
Serve the meatballs with a side of steamed rice and stir-fried vegetables for an Asian-inspired twist on a classic dish.