Meatball Skillet Meal

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


6 servings

Updated: Oct. 16, 2022
With colorful vegetables and nicely seasoned meatballs, this hearty dinner offers a lot of flavor for not a lot of money. —Donna Smith, Victor, New York
Meatball Skillet Meal Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 4 medium carrots, sliced
  • 1 small zucchini, sliced
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 4 cups hot cooked rice


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into 1-1/4-in. balls.
  2. In a large skillet, cook meatballs over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add carrots and zucchini; cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in tomatoes; heat through. Serve with rice.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 312 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 352mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 18g protein.