Who does not love having giant meatballs? Meatballs are often served as a side dish. But giant meatballs can be their own meal and fulfill your hunger completely. They are very popular across the globe. Giant meatballs can be eaten as a snack. On the other side, if you make a thick giant meatballs gravy, it will become the main course, and it can be enjoyed with rice or spaghetti.
However, cooking giant meatballs is not as easy as it sounds. Therefore, we have come up with this giant meatball recipe. So, don’t miss going through the below-mentioned points.
The combination of cheese and meatballs can bring unforgettable taste. If you want to experience such taste, this recipe will be an ideal choice for you. We have added the ingredients and process below:
You need the following ingredients to make the meatballs:
- ½ cup extra virgin olive oil.
- 1 cup whole milk.
- 3 ½ cup torn Italian bread.
- 2 pounds ground beef chuck.
- 2 large eggs.
- ½ cup grated parmesan cheese.
- 1 cup chopped parsley.
- 1 grated clove garlic.
- ½ tablespoon red pepper flakes.
- Kosher salt.
- 4 mozzarella balls.
If you want to make the sauce for your giant meatballs, you need to have the below-mentioned ingredients:
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil.
- ¼ tablespoon red pepper flakes.
- 3 cloves garlic. It must be thinly sliced.
- 3 sprigs of basil.
- 1 cup crushed tomatoes.
- Ricotta cheese.
- Kosher salt.
To make delicious cheesy giant meatballs, you will have to follow the process elaborated below:
- Take a small bowl and add milk. After that, add the bread crumbs and keep it aside for a while. The bread crumbs will become soft after soaking the milk.
- Now, take another bowl and add beef, parmesan, garlic, parsley, red pepper flakes, and salt. After that, beat the eggs. Mix all the ingredients very well using your hand. After mixing for a while, add the bread-milk mixture. Again, mix them very well.
- Now, try to shape the mixture into large meatballs. Then, make a notch in the center of the meatballs and stuff it with mozzarella ball. After that, close the notch, and it will look like a giant meatball.
- Now, put them on the baking sheet and bake them for 30 minutes. Your meatballs will be ready.
To make the sauce, you need to take a large skillet and then add all the ingredients. Cook them for 30 minutes, and your thick sauce will be ready. Add the cooked meatballs to the sauce and serve it with spaghetti.
So, this is the giant meatball recipe. We hope that you would try this at home and consider serving it with these delicious sides!