CHEESY SKILLET BAKED MEATBALLS

Welcome, today I’ll be showing you an amazing Cheesy Skillet Baked Meatballs recipe.

If you are looking for a hearty family-friendly meal?

This baked meatball recipe has it all-tender beef meatballs, rich tomato sauce, and cheesy topping. It’s so tasty, you’ll want to make it again and again.

Try this ground beef meatballs recipe for your family dinner or you can also serve it at parties. it’s easy to make with simple ingredients.

And it’s B-A-K-E-D.

Try this amazing meatballs recipe for your dinner.

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Products I have used are mentioned below:

  • Skillet: Suitable for use on all heat sources, perfect for every kitchen.
  • Baking tray: Perfect for baking everything you love.
  • Mixing bowl: Perfect for mixing, serving, and storage purpose.
  • Food blender: Perfect for chopping, blending, and making purees

How to Make a Cheesy Skillet Baked Meatballs recipe?

Let’s get started with our Cheesy Skillet Baked Meatballs recipe.

For meatballs:

In a large mixing bowl., add ground beef, egg, bread crumbs, onions, rosemary, garlic, paprika, and mix everything well using your hands.

Make sure everything is combined well. (mixing it with hands, helps everything combine evenly.)

Season with some salt and pepper. Roll the mixture into balls and place them on the baking tray and put them in the fridge for 15 minutes to chill.

Preheat oven at 180C/356F.

In a large skillet, heat oil on medium heat, and cook ball for 5 minutes, turning them occasionally until golden brown all over. Transfer meatballs to a plate.

For sauce:

In the same pan, heat more oil. Add onions, carrots, celery, garlic, paprika, and cook everything for 5 minutes or until the onion softens.

Add wine or chicken stock and stir consistently, and simmer it for 1 minute until the liquid reduces slightly.

Add diced tomatoes/tomato sugo or passata, cream, and stir well to combine. Remove off the heat, and season with salt and pepper. Add spinach and mix it again.

Arrange the meatballs, on top and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Transfer pan to a preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.

For basil oil:

In a mini food blending jar, add basil leaves, garlic, and oil and give it a pulse. blend it into a smooth paste.

Drizzle basil oil and chopped basil leaves on the top of the baked meatballs and serve it with crusty bread.

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Cheesy Skillet Baked Meatballs

This baked meatballs recipe has tender beef meatballs, rich tomato sauce, and cheesy topping. It’s so tasty, you’ll want to make it again and again.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword basil, beef, mozzarella, red wine, rosemary, spinach
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories

Equipment

  • Skillet
  • Spatula
  • Mixing bowl
  • Baking tray
  • baking pan

Ingredients

  • 500 g Beef Mince
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs (made from day-old bread)
  • 1 brown onion coarsely grated
  • 2 tsp finely chopped rosemary
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 3 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 brown onion extra, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot peeled, finely chopped
  • 2 celery sticks finely chopped
  • ½ cup red wine or chicken stock
  • 400 g can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup tomato sugo or passata
  • cup thickened cream
  • 60 g Australian Baby Spinach
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella

For basil oil

  • ½ cup basil leaves
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • cup 80ml olive oil

Instructions

For meatballs:

  • In a large mixing bowl., add ground beef, egg, bread crumbs, onions, rosemary, garlic, paprika, and mix everything well using your hands.
  • Season with some salt and pepper. Roll the mixture into balls and place them on the baking tray and put them in the fridge for 15 minutes to chill.
  • Preheat oven at 180C/356F. In a large skillet, heat oil on medium heat, and cook ball for 5 minutes, turning them occasionally until golden brown all over. Transfer meatballs to a plate.

For sauce:

  • In the same pan, heat more oil. Add onions, carrots, celery, garlic, paprika, and cook everything for 5 minutes or until the onion softens.
  • Add wine or chicken stock and stir consistently, and simmer it for 1 minute until the liquid reduces slightly.
  • Add diced tomatoes/tomato sugo or passata, cream, and stir well to combine. Remove off the heat, and season with salt and pepper. Add spinach and mix it again.
  • Arrange the meatballs, on top and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Transfer pan to a preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.

For basil oil:

  • In a mini food blending jar, add basil leaves, garlic, and oil and give it a pulse. blend it into a smooth paste.
  • Drizzle basil oil and chopped basil leaves on the top of the baked meatballs and serve it with crusty bread.