Best Meatballs and How to Eat Them

Photo by: John Kernick
Spaghetti and Meatballs

The stars of this dish are the meatballs, of course, and they don't disappoint--lots of garlic and Parmigiano-Reggiano give them a robust flavor that stands up to the hearty tomato sauce.

by Kemp Minifie, Gourmet

Whether on top of spaghetti, floating in soup, stuffed in a hero, or slid between slider buns, there's plenty of meatball love here to span all ages and finicky palates. And there's nothing wrong--in fact, there's everything right--with meatballs in a starring role on their own, baked as a main dish or skewered and served with cocktails.

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