JACKSON, MO (KFVS) - Robert Tripp of Jackson, Missouri says when his wife leaves town he gets creative in the kitchen.
This week's recipe is the product of that home-alone ingenuity. Robert took his two favorite things: meatballs and macaroni and mixed them together to make a man meal fit for a king.
- 2 lbs. ground beef
- 2 lbs. ground pork
- 1/3 finely grated onion
- ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
- 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
- 2 ½ teaspoons Italian seasoning
- ¼ teaspoon paprika
- 1/3 cup bread crumbs
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- Prepared macaroni and cheese
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
In a large bowl, mix all ingredients (except macaroni and cheese) until well combined.
Line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
Shape meatballs with hands into golf ball sized balls.
Bake 25 – 30 minutes.
Assemble dish by arranging meatballs in the bottom of a casserole dish, top with macaroni.