Italian Meatballs with Basil-Mint Pesto
Servings Prep Time
6servings 25 minutes
Cook Time
30minutes
Servings Prep Time
6servings 25 minutes
Cook Time
30minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place the first 6 ingredients (beef through garlic powder) in a large bowl.
  3. Using your very clean hands, gently blend ingredients well; form mixture into 2-inch meatballs then place them 1/2 inch apart on a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees and meatballs are golden-brown.
  5. In a food processor, place the next 4 ingredients (basil through pine nuts); pulse until almost smooth.
  6. Gradually drizzle in olive oil and lemon juice; pulse until smooth.
  7. Serve with meatballs.