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Giant Spaghetti-Stuffed Meatball

This meatball is a showstopper! The surprise spaghetti is hidden inside the meatball, making it a delicious and filling meal that will delight your guests.

Tasty Team
95% would make again
Giant Spaghetti-Stuffed Meatball


for 6 servings

  • 1 lb hot italian sausage (455 g)
  • 1 lb ground beef (455 g)
  • 1 cup seasoned breadcrumb (115 g)
  • ⅓ cup fresh parsley (10 g)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ⅓ cup shredded parmesan cheese (35 g)
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup milk (120 mL)
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese (100 g)
  • ⅓ lb spaghetti (150 g), cooked al dente, with sauce
  • marinara sauce, to serve
  • shredded parmesan cheese, to serve
  • fresh basil, to serve

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 734
  • Fat 39g
  • Carbs 44g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Protein 46g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a bowl, add the Italian sausage, ground beef, bread crumbs, parsley, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, Parmesan, eggs, and milk, and mix until well combined.
  2. Line a large glass bowl with plastic wrap, and spray thoroughly with cooking spray.
  3. Spread the meat mixture along the bottom and sides of the bowl, about ½-inch (1 cm) thick.
  4. Sprinkle mozzarella in the base of the meat mixture, then top the spaghetti with sauce on top.
  5. Using the plastic wrap, form the meat into a large ball, ensuring there are no holes or cracks.
  6. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  7. Place ball on a foil-lined baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 40 minutes.
  9. Place a large spoon full of marinara in the center of a plate. Top with the spaghetti-stuffed meatball, marinara, Parmesan, and basil.
  10. Enjoy!
  11. Don't just wing it -- plan it! Use our meal planner tool in the Tasty app. Download here.
Giant Spaghetti-Stuffed Meatball