Huge Mushroom-Garlic Meatballs Recipe


Mushroom-Garlic meatballs can be served with pasta, as an appetizer, or inside a delicious sandwich. Cook’s Delight® Mushroom Concentrate is the secret ingredient to these meatballs.

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  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 pounds ground pork
  • 1 medium onion - minced
  • 2 slices soft bread - crusts removed and torn into pieces
  • 1 teaspoon Cook’s Delight® Roasted Garlic Flavor Concentrate
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon Cook’s Delight® Mushroom Flavor Concentrate
  • 1 1/2 cups grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups ricotta

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Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

1. Preheat oven to 400° F. In a large bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients, 1 cup Parmesan cheese, and 2 teaspoons pepper. Mix just to combine.

Step 2

2. Shape mixture into 16-18 large meatballs (about 3/4 cup mixture per ball). Place on a baking pan and set aside.

Step 3

3. In medium bowl, combine the ricotta with the remaining Parmesan and pepper; set aside. Bake meatballs for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and turn on broiler.

Step 4

4. Spoon 1 tablespoon of the ricotta mixture onto each meatball. Broil 3-5 minutes or until the ricotta starts to brown.

Step 5

5. Serve meatballs with marinara or spaghetti sauce.

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