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Jumbo Cheesy Italian Meatballs
Ingredients
  • For the meatballs:
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, for brushing
  • 3 1/2 cups torn stale Italian bread (about 1/4 loaf)
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 pounds ground beef chuck
  • 1 small bunch parsley, chopped(about 1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 4 mini mozzarella balls (bocconcini)
  • For the sauce:
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 28 -ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 3 to 4 sprigs basil, plus chopped leaves for topping
  • Kosher salt
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