Meatballs with Fresh Tomato Sauce (Sammy or Pasta)

Meatballs with Fresh Tomato Sauce (Sammy or Pasta)

  • PREP TIME: 10 min
  • COOK TIME: 25 min
  • Serves: 6

Meatballs with Fresh Tomato Sauce (Sammy or Pasta)

  • PREP TIME: 10 min
  • COOK TIME: 25 min
  • Serves: 6

PAIR WITH

Availability varies by market

Granville Island Brewing Infamous IPA

or other CRISP & HOPPY beers

The slight acidity in the tomato sauce cuts though the light bitter flavour of the hops in Granville Island Infamous IPA, while the richness of the meatballs matches perfectly with the grassy highlights in the beer.

LEARN MORE IN BEER 101

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 slices (260g) white crusty bread (2 packed cups)
  • 1 kg ground beef
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup (60g) flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup (60g) grated Parmesan cheese, plus 1 cup (240g) for serving
  • 1½ tsp. (6g) Kosher salt
  • 1½ tsp. (6g) freshly cracked black pepper
  • 4 large eggs
  • ½ cup (65g) dried bread crumbs
  • 4 cups (1L) Tomato sauce

Directions

  • Heat the oven to 325°F.
  • Put the fresh bread in a bowl, cover it with water, and let it soak for a minute.
  • Drain and wring out the bread, then crumble and tear it into tiny pieces then combine with the remaining ingredients in a medium-mixing bowl.
  • Shape the meat mixture into golf ball sized meatballs and space them evenly on a baking sheet. Bake for 25-30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, heat the tomato sauce in a saucepan large enough for the meatballs over medium heat.
  • Place the meatballs into the sauce and simmer for 25-30 minutes
  • Serve the meatballs 3 to a person with the tomato sauce and top with more Parmesan cheese.

Granville Island Brewing Infamous IPA
Availability varies by market
  • STYLE:English India Pale Ale
  • ABV:6.0%
  • TASTE:Malt flavours are balanced with a bold hop bitterness, citrus character dominated by grapefruit, medium bodied beer with lively carbonation and a refreshing dry finish.

PAIR WITH

Granville Island Brewing Infamous IPA

or other CRISP & HOPPY beers

The slight acidity in the tomato sauce cuts though the light bitter flavour of the hops in Granville Island Infamous IPA, while the richness of the meatballs matches perfectly with the grassy highlights in the beer.

LEARN MORE IN BEER 101

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 slices (260g) white crusty bread (2 packed cups)
  • 1 kg ground beef
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup (60g) flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup (60g) grated Parmesan cheese, plus 1 cup (240g) for serving
  • 1½ tsp. (6g) Kosher salt
  • 1½ tsp. (6g) freshly cracked black pepper
  • 4 large eggs
  • ½ cup (65g) dried bread crumbs
  • 4 cups (1L) Tomato sauce

Directions

  • Heat the oven to 325°F.
  • Put the fresh bread in a bowl, cover it with water, and let it soak for a minute.
  • Drain and wring out the bread, then crumble and tear it into tiny pieces then combine with the remaining ingredients in a medium-mixing bowl.
  • Shape the meat mixture into golf ball sized meatballs and space them evenly on a baking sheet. Bake for 25-30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, heat the tomato sauce in a saucepan large enough for the meatballs over medium heat.
  • Place the meatballs into the sauce and simmer for 25-30 minutes
  • Serve the meatballs 3 to a person with the tomato sauce and top with more Parmesan cheese.