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Trisha Yearwood's Mini Meatballs

Impress Guests With This Bite-Sized Starter

PHOTO: Trisha Yearwoods Mini Meatballs
Servings:Over 8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Impress your guests with Trisha Yearwood's mini meatballs. These bite-sized meatballs make up the perfect party platter or crowd-pleasing appetizer.


  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 2 cups Italian-flavored breadcrumbs
  • 4 medium eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cooking Directions

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

    In a large bowl or mixer, thoroughly mix the beef, pork, breadcrumbs, eggs, milk, parsley, garlic, onion, salt and pepper. Chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Shape into meatballs and place on a foil-lined shallow baking pan. Bake 30 minutes for medium or 25 minutes for bite-sized. Stick toothpicks in the finished meatballs to serve as an appetizer.

    Yield: 30 medium meatballs or 70 small

    Prep Time: 30 minutes

    Inactive Prep Time: 30 minutes

    Cook Time: 30 minutes

    Ease of preparation: easy

    Active Time: 1 hour

    Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Recipe adapted from Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood (c) Clarkson Potter 2010

    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: ground beef, ground pork, breadcrumbs, eggs, milk, onion

    Course: Appetizer/Starter, Party Platter

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