Baked Meatball Minestrone Recipe

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Baked Meatball Minestrone Recipe

Minestrone is an Italian word and used for a thick vegetable soup, sometimes with the addition of rice or pasta or both. Think you are in Italy or an Italian Restaurant and enjoying the famous dish. You can be sure of enjoying the yummy, healthy experience when you eat the Baked Meatball Minestrone Recipe. This meal is easy to prepare when you follow the detailed information provided on this recipe. Make an Italian night!


Baked Meatball Minestrone Recipe


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Meat Recipe

Category: Dinner Recipe

SERVES: 2 Persons

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes



Baked Meatball Minestrone Recipe

  • ¾ tsp of oregano leaves
  • ½ tsp of basil leaves
  • 1 ½ lb 90% extra lean ground beef
  • ¼ tsp of lemon peel
  • ¼ tsp of ground black pepper
  • ¾ cup of Bread crumb made with Italian style
  • ¼ cup of chopped onion
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup of milk
  • ¼ tsp of garlic powder
  • 1 tsp of salt (coarse)
  • 1 can or 19 ounces of home-style minestrone soup
  • 2 tbsp of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 can of refrigerated crescent rounds
  • 1 tbsp of 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 cups of shredded Italian cheese blend (8 ounces)


Preparation Method:

Baked Meatball Minestrone Recipe


Pre heats the oven to about 400o Inside a small bowl, mix together basil, oregano, lemon peel, garlic powder as well as your black pepper. Keep about ¾ tsp of the mixture and keep it aside. Inside a large bowl, stir in your bread crumbs, ground beef, milk, onion, and the leftover seasoning, stir till they are thoroughly mixed. Form the mixture into about 2-inch meatballs. Then pour your soup in 13×9-inch ungreased glass baking dish and top with your meatballs.

Bake the mixture till bubbly or for about 35 minutes.

In the meantime, combine your reserved ¾ tsp of seasoning mixture and the Parmesan cheese inside a small bowl. Unroll each of the crescent rounds to form a strip; put the stripe inside the foil. Bush the strips using olive oil, Sprinkle in abundant using Parmesan Cheese mixture.

Bring the baking dish out of the oven. Reduce the temperature of the oven to about 350o Then sprinkle your Italian cheese together with the meatballs. Place your seasoned crescent strips on top of the cheese in a diagonal pattern, if necessary you can cut to fit but avoid crisscrossing your strips.

Bake for more 20 – 24 minutes or till the cheese melted and your strips turned golden brown.

Serve Baked Meatball Minestrone inside a bowl.


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2019-09-18T19:57:03+00:00 September 18th, 2019|Beef Dishes, Lamb/Mutton Dishes, RECIPES|0 Comments

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