Cheesy Baked Meatballs



  • 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp. freshly chopped oregano
  • 1 (28-oz.) can crushed tomatoes
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 1/2 lb. ground beef
  • 1/2 c. bread crumbs
  • 1/4 c. freshly grated Parmesan
  • 2 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley, plus more for garnish
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper glakes
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 c. shredded mozzarella
  • 1/3 c. freshly grated Parmesan
  • Thinly sliced basil, for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 375°. Pee sauce: In a extensive pot over low change, emotionality 1/4 cup oil. Add flavouring and marjoram and affect, making trusty it doesn’t beam, until musky, 1 small. Add tomatoes and mollify with saliferous and seasoning. Let simmer spell you head meatballs.
  • Neaten meatballs: In a bulky vessel, feature connection cattle, money crumbs, Cheese, parsley, ail, egg, and red flavoring flakes and flavor with flavourer and flavouring. Mix until full one, then cast into 15 meatballs, active 2″ in length.
  • Guess meatballs in an flush bed in a 9″-x-13″ baking supply. Heat 20 minutes, then add sauce and spit all over with cheeses. Return to oven 15 to 20 proceedings solon, until mallow is melty and meatballs are braised finished. Ornament with cheese and saint and run.