May 7, 2024

Baked Chimichurri Meatballs

Chimichurri Meatballs
Meatballs are a classic comfort food enjoyed by people all around the world. These bite-sized wonders are versatile, flavorful, and perfect for any occasion. If you're tired of the traditional Italian-style meatballs and looking to spice things up, look no further than chimichurri meatballs. Bursting with vibrant flavors and a zesty kick, chimichurri sauce brings a delightful twist to these meatballs. Originating from Argentina, chimichurri is a vibrant and aromatic sauce that traditionally accompanies grilled meats. It's a delicious combination of fresh herbs, garlic, tangy vinegar, and a touch of heat. Chimichurri adds a burst of flavor to any dish it accompanies, making it the perfect choice for jazzing up your meatballs. You can use store-bought chimichurri, or make your own. You can check out my recipe for Chimicurri HERE. If you are looking for more meatball variations, check out some of my favorites!
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5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup Panko
  • 2 tbsp lukewarm water
  • 2 tbsp chimichurri (recipe linked above) or store-bought is fine!
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced on microplane
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  • Mix together the breadcrumbs and water and set aside.
  • Then combine the chimichurri, beef, egg, cheese, onion, garlic and salt.
  • Using your hands, mix the ingredients together. Blend the bread crumb mixture into the meat mixture.
  • Shape into 1-inch balls.
  • Rub a little olive oil on the prepared sheet pan and place the meatballs in a single layer.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, until fully cooked.
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One Comment

  1. Fernando June 8, 2023 at 4:19 pm - Reply

    5 stars
    Gracias por esta recetas de bolas de chimichurry hornadas,se ‘ve muy tentadora

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