Return to the oven and bake until the cheese is fully melted and bubbling and the meatballs are cooked through, about 12 to 15 minutes. The end result was a delicious bowl of comfort food, perfect for the colder months. I love the sauce just as much as the meatballs. Grease or use cooking spray on large casserole dish and place meatballs gently. Not one just to stop at melted cheese, I popped this bad boy under the broiler to really blister parts of the cheese. If that’s not enough, everything is covered in mozzarella and Parmesan. Remove the simmering sauce from the heat and add 1/3 cup heavy cream or half- and-half. Bake for approximately 2 hours and turn meatballs twice during cooking. With juicy, flavorful meatballs in a creamy tomato sauce, they’re amazing with steamed rice, mashed potatoes or noodles! These meatballs are baked in the oven in sauce and perfect for pasta, subs and perfect for just eating with a fork! Meatballs with Creamy Tomato Sauce for an easy weeknight dinner that’s ready in minutes! Meatballs with Creamy Tomato Sauce are a mash-up of our two favorite meals at home. My best friend Nicole is American-Italian and her husband, Mario, is 100% Italian. For the meatballs, I used the same recipe as for my Cheesy Meatballs baked in tomato sauce but left out the cheese as I wanted to top the finished dish with lots of grated Pecorino and fresh parsley. The super flavorful meatballs are browned and then baked in a lusciously creamy tomato sauce. Mario is also a fantastic cook and pizza maker. 1. Want recipes delivered right to your inbox? PIN IT! LOVE IT? Meatballs baked in Tomato sauce on Polenta. Meatballs with Creamy Tomato Sauce. Pop it in the oven to cook. Fresh basil is an herb that makes everything better and paired with tomato, it’s a classic and delightful taste. Sometimes I even send out free e-cookbooks too! Sprinkle the mozzarella and additional Parmesan over the top. I’ve also thrown in some sun-dried tomatoes into the meatball mixture for an additional tomato flavor. MIX YOUR TOMATO SAUCE. Print Pin Rate. Pour mixture over meatballs and cover with lid or aluminum foil. Put it together: Pout half the tomato sauce on the bottom of the baking dish, position your meatballs on top and and pour the remaining sauce and a little grated cheese on top. If the meatballs start to over-brown or look too dry, spoon a little of the tomato sauce over the top of them. How to Make Meatballs in Tomato Sauce. There are 4 basic steps to the recipe: Tomato Sauce; Meatballs: make up your meatball mix and shape into balls. 5 from 10 votes. Pour the tomato sauce over the meatballs and distribute evenly in the pan. I can’t resist anything with cheese like that (see Taste your tomato sauce and add salt and pepper as needed, to taste. We love tender, juicy Swedish meatballs and the creamy … In a large bowl add the undiluted tomato soup, worcestershire sauce, hot beef broth, stewed tomatoes and stir well. These meatballs are creamy, juicy, and a … Sign up here! Return to the oven and allow to cook a further 20-30 minutes, until the sauce is reduced. Course: Entree, Main. Transfer browned meatballs to the pan with the sauce.