Make a big batch of these Homemade Freezer Meatballs to stock your freezer. Take out only what you need for tonight's dinner, and keep the rest for later!
dried minced onion
In a large bowl, lightly scramble the eggs. Add the rest of the ingredients, except oil.
Mix everything together, using your hands, until all the ingredients are evenly combined with the meat.
Shape meat into 2-inch balls.
Heat oil in a large skillet, and preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Briefly brown meatballs in the oil, for 2-3 minutes per side. Work in batches, and do not over crowd the skillet. Transfer browned meatballs to a baking dish.
Finish meatballs in the oven for 20-25 minutes, until they reach
160 degrees F
in the center.
To freeze: Place cooled meatballs in a single layer in a large Ziploc bag. Freeze flat.
To thaw: Thaw meatballs in the refrigerator overnight, or thaw in the microwave for 30-60 seconds on high. Heat through before serving.