Rachael Ray Cheese Balls Recipe

Rachael Ray’s cheese balls are dipped in a delicious spicy sauce and the appetizer is amazing to have in your dinners. It makes your dinner table fancy. These Persian meatballs have gained popularity in all cuisines. The dish is a joy for all cheese lovers as they just need a way to indulge in cheese.

I bet there is no other way to inject the cheese in other than the delicious cheese balls mixed with meat and bread crumbs. The bread crumbs make the balls crispy and they taste awesome when served with the garlic dip and the chili sauce.

INGREDIENT

  • 1 1/2 pounds ground Sirloin
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed and minced
  • 1/2 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves chopped
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmigiano or Romano
  • Coarse salt and Black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves crushed and chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • A handful of flat-leaf parsley chopped
  • 1 (28 ounces) can of crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (14-ounce) can chunky style crushed tomatoes
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 semolina crusty sub rolls
  • 1 (10 ounces) bag shredded Provolone
  • Shredded basil leaves for garnishing

Instructions to make amazing Rachael Ray Cheese Balls

  1. Take a large-sized bowl and put the grounded sirloin in it. Make some space at the center and add a beaten egg in it along with the bread crumbs.
  2. Add onion, garlic, red pepper flakes, Worcestershire sauce, parsley, and shredded cheese. Also, sprinkle the salt and pepper.
  3. Mix all the ingredients until well combined. Roll the mixture into balls and then put the balls in a baking pan after you have greased the pan.
  4. Cook for 10-15 minutes and then check if they are properly cooked.
  5. After heating a saucepan on the stovetop, heat some oil and fry the minced garlic in the oil. Add the herbs and pepper and cook for a minute.
  6. Add the tomatoes and again sprinkle salt and pepper to season the mixture.  Boil and simmer the sauce.
  7. Dip the cooked meatballs in the sauce. Top the dish with the shredded cheese and use the broiler to melt it. Sprinkle the chopped basil at the top and Serve.
  8. You can also serve potato fried paired up with these meat and cheese balls.

FAQs?

Which ingredient keep the cheese balls to stay together?

The bread crumbs and the beaten egg which are added to the grounded meat keep the cheese balls to stay together and prevent them to stay together.

Why do people add milk to the cheese balls?

A little amount of milk is added to the meat mixture in various versions of the recipe to add moisture to the meat and thus the meatballs will be moist enough.

Rachael Ray Cheese Balls Recipe

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: appetizer
Cuisine: Persian
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds ground Sirloin
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves crushed and minced
  • 1/2 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves chopped
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmigiano or Romano
  • Coarse salt and Black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves crushed and chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • A handful of flat-leaf parsley chopped
  • 1 28 ounces can of crushed tomatoes
  • 1 14-ounce can chunky style crushed tomatoes
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 semolina crusty sub rolls
  • 1 10 ounces bag shredded Provolone
  • Shredded basil leaves for garnishing

Instructions

  • Take a large-sized bowl and put the grounded sirloin in it. Make some space at the center and add a beaten egg in it along with the bread crumbs.
  • Add onion, garlic, red pepper flakes, Worcestershire sauce, parsley, and shredded cheese. Also, sprinkle the salt and pepper.
  • Mix all the ingredients until well combined. Roll the mixture into balls and then put the balls in a baking pan after you have greased the pan.
  • Cook for 10-15 minutes and then check if they are properly cooked.
  • After heating a saucepan on the stovetop, heat some oil and fry the minced garlic in the oil. Add the herbs and pepper and cook for a minute.
  • Add the tomatoes and again sprinkle salt and pepper to season the mixture.  Boil and simmer the sauce.
  • Dip the cooked meatballs in the sauce. Top the dish with the shredded cheese and use the broiler to melt it. Sprinkle the chopped basil at the top and Serve.
  • You can also serve potato fried paired up with these meat and cheese balls.

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