5 from 2 votes
Italian Meatballs
Italian Meatballs
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
40 mins
Italian Style Meatballs
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: meatballs made with elk meat, meatballs with Italian seasoning, wild game meatballs
Servings: 90 small meatballs
Calories: 66 kcal
Author: Kathy
  • 4 cups fresh bread crumbs cut into small pieces
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 pounds ground elk meat
  • 4 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 Tablespoon fennel seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 Tablespoons salt
  • 1 Tablespoon white pepper
  • 1 1/2 Cups grated Parmesan cheese
  1. Put bread crumbs into a large bowl Pour milk over top and let sit until fully absorbed. If bread is still dry, add a bit more milk.
  2. Add garlic through white pepper. Mix
  3. Add in ground meat, mix lightly.
  4. Add Parmesan cheese and mix lightly
  5. Use small scoop to form meatballs. Place on a lightly sprayed tray.
  6. Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes. Check to make certain they are cooked through.
Recipe Notes

May substitute ground elk for ground venison or ground beef.

Meatballs may be frozen after baked and cooled.  

Nutrition Facts
Italian Meatballs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 66 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 192mg8%
Potassium 90mg3%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 35IU1%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.