Someone Made An Enormous Meatball Stuffed With Spaghetti And It’s Beautiful

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History is written by the victors.

So, food blogger Jenn Arata created this 3-pound meatball stuffed with angel hair spaghetti.

So, food blogger Jenn Arata created this 3-pound meatball stuffed with angel hair spaghetti.

This feat required fortitude of mind, body, and spirit. But Arata is a seasoned pro when it comes to inventive food concoctions, like s'mores balls or Nutella-stuffed pancakes.

She says of her cooking, “It's an art form, in a way. Not that I'm calling a three-pound meat mountain filled with pasta an art form. That was just a fun Tuesday night.”

Jenn Arata

Jenn Arata

Recipe by Jenn Arata

INGREDIENTS

For meatball:
3 lbs organic ground beef, 80% lean (lower fat content won't work as well)
1/2 yellow onion, diced
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
1 teaspoon crushed garlic
2 eggs
1 tablespoon plain seltzer
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 cup Italian breadcrumbs
1/4 cup Pecorino Romano cheese
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

For sauce:
1 (28 oz.) can tomato sauce
1 (28 oz.) can crushed tomatoes with basil
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon crushed garlic
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 pinch crushed red pepper
6 basil leaves, cut into chiffonade
1 teaspoon dried oregano

You will also need:
1 lb angel hair pasta
Shredded mozzarella cheese


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