1 point smart meatballs

1 meatball is 1 Smart Point
20 Yield


  • 1 lb 93/7 lean ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup of bread crumbs
  • ½ cup of diced onion (dice really fine)
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 3 tablespoons of reduced sugar ketchup (such as Heinz)
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh parsley
  • 1oz of grated parmesan cheese
  • ¼ tsp each of salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF. Spray a large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Mix together onion, bread crumbs, garlic, egg, cheese, ketchup, salt, pepper and parsley in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add in ground beef and mix gently until combined. Do not overwork. Form into 1-inch balls and place on prepared cookie sheet.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until meatballs are browned and cooked through.

Original recipe located at: http://www.recipe-diaries.com/2018/02/27/1-smart-point-meatballs/

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