CommonGround volunteer Anita Keys shares her recipe for Zucchini Meatballs with Pure Nebraska viewers.


Zucchini Meatballs


  • 1 pound Ground Beef 93% lean or leaner
  • 1 cup grated zucchini
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Combine all ingredients in medium bowl, mixing lightly, but thoroughly.
  • Shape into 24 1-inch meatballs.
  • Place meatballs on rack in aluminum foil-lined broiler pan coated with cooking spray.
  • Bake in 400°F oven 18 to 20 minutes or until instant-read thermometer inserted into center of meatball registers 160°F.


Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.
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