JUMBO MEATBALLS
Casual dining
Entrees
Italian
Beef
Pork
Preparation time 45 minutes
Cooking time 45 minutes
1
$ 36.00

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Jumbo beef & pork meatballs simmered in simple tomato sauce over rigatoni, & served with garlic bread.
Allergens
Cereals containing gluten, Eggs, Milk
Shipped from USA, CA, El Cajon 6193683705
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About the dish
Not your Nonna's meatballs, this is a super-sized Italian classic that brings me back to simple ingredients with big flavor. There's also a bit of childhood nostalgia in dipping that crusty garlic bread in your leftover sauce.
Ingredients
What`s not included
Water
Tools needed
Mixing bowl, Large pot, Skillet or saucepan, Knife & board, Strainer
Meatballs
  • Ground beef
  • Ground pork
  • Onion (finely diced)
  • Garlic cloves (peeled & minced)
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Ricotta cheese
  • Parsley (chopped)
  • Basil (stemmed & chopped)
  • Panko bread crumbs
  • Egg (whisked)
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper
  • Extra virgin olive oil (as needed)
Tomato sauce
  • Onion (finely diced)
  • Garlic cloves (peeled & minced)
  • Crushed tomatoes
  • Basil (stemmed & chopped)
  • Extra virgin olive oil (as needed)
  • Sea salt & black pepper
Garlic bread
  • French petits baguette (toasted)
Rigatoni
  • Rigatoni
  • Sea salt
  • Extra virgin olive oil (to taste)
Assemble & serve
  • Parmesan cheese (grated)
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Method
Meatballs
  • 01

    In a mixing bowl, using your hands (Note: use a spoon if touching the meat scares you, but real Italian grandmas use their hands), mix all ingredients thoroughly. Divide in half, form & roll till round & smooth. (Pro Tip: Test a tiny amount of the meatball mix by searing a tablespoon sized patty in oil. You'll be able to adjust the seasoning, as needed.)

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Tomato sauce
  • 01

    In an oiled saucepan over medium-high heat, saute onion till translucent (aprx 5 mins) then add garlic & cook for 2 mins more (careful not to burn the garlic).

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Garlic bread
  • 01

    Preheat oven to 450F degrees, or set to broil.

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Rigatoni
  • 01

    Bring 3-4 qts of water to a boil, add 2-3 tbsp of salt. Boil pasta 9-11 mins till al dente (tender to the bite).

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Assemble & serve
  • 01

    Toss rigatoni with a ladle or two of sauce. Place jumbo meatball on top & generously sprinkle with grated parmesan. (Pro Tip: Pairs well with Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, Chianti, Nero d'Avola, Sangiovese-based Rosso.)

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March 25, 2019
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