Hangry Beef Recipes Crispy Meatballs with Parmesan Flakes

Crispy Meatballs with Parmesan Flakes

Moist and flavourful, meatballs make an excellent addition to a spaghetti dish or even just on their own as an awesome protein snack.

Tasty in a saucy pasta dish, or delightful in some warm pita bread loaded with veggies, these Crispy Meatballs are super versatile and easy to make. In just 35 minutes you can have these crispy, tender, and flavorsome meatballs ready to use in any dish of your choice!  

So Easy To Make 

These crispy meatballs require simple ingredients, and are super straightforward to make. All you need is beef mince, bread crumbs, milk, and parmesan cheese. Salt, dried basil, crushed red pepper flakes, and Worcestershire sauce are used to season the meatballs. The only steps required to prepare these meatballs are to combine all the ingredients in a bowl, shape them into the same size, and bake them in the oven for 25 minutes. That is really all it takes to get these deliciously crispy meatballs! 

Delightfully Versatile! 

Meatballs feature in a variety of popular dishes. You can use them in a pasta dish such as spaghetti and meatballs, as meatball sliders on mini burger buns, in pita breads drizzled with some tzatzikki, in an Italian soup, or even on pizza! No matter how you serve these meatballs, they are guaranteed to burst with savory and meaty flavor, and boast the most tender meat with a crispy coating.  

There are so many convenient ways to enjoy these meatballs, and with time on your side, why not get started and decide how you want to incorporate them into future exciting meals? No matter the meal, these meatballs will be an impressively tasty part of it! 

Crispy Meatballs

Crispy Meatballs

Irene Muller
Moist and flavourful, meatballs make an excellent addition to a spaghetti dish or even just on their own as an awesome protein snack.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Global
Servings 6


  • 1 kg beef mince
  • 2 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup plain dried bread crumbs


  • Preheat oven to 200C degrees /400F degrees  (Fan oven, slightly cooler)
  • lightly spray a baking tray with nonstick cooking spray
  • combine all ingredients in a medium mixing bowl
  • mix thoroughly until ingredients are evenly distributed
  • shape into small balls, whatever size you choose, they should all be roughly the same size for even cooking.  (Tip) I use an ice cream scoop)
  • Bake for 25 minutes.  
  • *Serve with spaghetti and pasta sauce of your choice.

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