Atkin's Baked Beef Meatballs


Baking meatballs instead of frying them saves time and clean-up. These can easily be added to low carb tomato sauce.

1 tablespoon olive oil 
1/2 onion, finely chopped 
3 garlic cloves, minced 
1/2 pound ground veal 
1/2 pound ground beef 
1/2 pound ground pork 
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 
2 eggs 
1/2 teaspoon salt 
1/4 teaspoon pepper 


1. Heat oven to 375°In a skillet, over high heat, cook onion 5 minutes, until softened; add garlic and cook 1 minute more. Transfer to a bowl and mix in ground meats, cheese, eggs, salt, and pepper. 2. Roll golf ball-size meatballs; arrange on a jelly roll pan. Bake 20-25 minutes, until browned and cooked through.