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Skillet Meatball Parmesan

Skillet Meatball Parmesan

Delicious meatballs seared on a cast iron skillet and finished off in the oven.
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 20 meatballs
Author Liza Agbanlog


  • 200 grams Mozzarella cheese, shredded or sliced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb ground Italian sausage
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan, plus more for garnish
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 3 cups marinara sauce
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 12 inch oven safe skillet


  • In large bowl combine the ground beef, Italian sausage, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, eggs, milk, parsley, Italian seasoning and garlic powder. Mix well.
  • Using a tablespoon or ice cream scoop, scoop up the meat. Roll into balls.
  • Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Evenly place the meatballs on the skillet. Cook for 4-5 minutes. Turn over the meatballs and cook for an additional 4-5 minutes until browned.
  • Remove the meatballs from the skillet and set aside. Drain the oil from the skillet. Pour marinara sauce on the skillet and spread around. Return the meatballs to the skillet. Evenly place mozzarella cheese on top of the meatballs.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F preheated oven until cheese is melted, about 15 minutes.
  • Garnish with parsley and Parmesan cheese. Serve over pasta, or on its own.