• Prep 10 mins
  • Total 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Nothing beats a classic dish like spaghetti and meatballs, and these meatballs are so easy! A great weeknight meal idea.

TIP: For 72-ounce Power Pitcher cleaning instructions, refer to the Owner’s Guide or the Quick Start Guide. 


  • Contains Milk/Dairy
  • Contains Eggs

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Milk/Dairy, Eggs

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  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 small onion, peeled, cut in 2-inch pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1/4 cup parsley leaves, chopped
  • 1 pound uncooked ground beef
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Kosher salt, as desired
  • Ground black pepper, as desired
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 25 ounces marinara or pasta sauce


  • Large Saute Pan
  • Small Bowl
  • 8 x 8 Baking Dish
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 375°F.

  • Step 2

    Combine milk and bread crumbs in a small bowl and set aside

  • Step 3

    Install stacked blade in the 72-ounce Power Pitcher. Place onion, garlic, and parsley in pitcher. Select CHOP and press START/STOP. Once processing is complete run CHOP program again. 

  • Step 4

    Remove stacked blade. Install dough blade.

  • Step 5

    Place beef, bread crumb mixture, Parmesan, chili flakes, egg, salt, and pepper in pitcher. 

  • Step 6

     Select Speed 1 and run until desired consistency is reached. Remove lid and stacked blade. 

  • Step 7

     Using your hands or a 1″ scoop, form meat mixture into 12 meatballs. Coat in flour. 

  • Step 8

    Heat a large sauté pan over medium high heat. Add oil, and cook meatballs until golden brown, turning frequently. 

  • Step 9

    Pour pasta sauce into an 8″ x 8″ baking dish. Place meatballs into dish and place casserole dish in oven. Cook meatballs for 40 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F.