Meatballs on pizza, in subs, calzones, on pasta- the options are endless. But if you’ve had the opportunity to have a quality meatball, you’d also understand why they can go with just about anything. National Meatball Day may have passed on March 9th, but we’re still here to celebrate! This month, we’re diving a bit deeper to explore how meatballs on pizza started, along with what makes them so great. And in the meantime, when you’re craving your own variation of meatballs, whether on pizza, pasta, or in a sub, consider Dracut delivery with Primo Pizza!
Meatballs on Pizza
Pizza is a popular food worldwide, with various styles and toppings to choose from. While some toppings are classics, like pepperoni or mushrooms, others are less common but just as tasty. One of these less common toppings is meatballs. That’s right, meatballs on pizza! While it may sound strange initially, meatballs on pizza is a delicious combination you won’t want to miss.
The History of this Unique Combination
Meatballs on pizza may not be as well-known as other pizza toppings, but it’s been around for quite some time. It’s believed that the first meatball pizza was created in the United States in the early 1900s by Italian immigrants. They would add leftover meatballs from Sunday dinner to their pizzas, and a new topping was born.
Since then, meatball pizza has become more widespread, and it’s now a popular menu item at many pizzerias across the country, including Primo Pizza! While there are many variations of meatball pizza, the basic idea is the same: delicious meatballs on top of a crispy crust, covered in sauce and cheese.
So, what makes meatballs so good?
Plenty of factors come together to make meatballs such a staple dish among many. Meatballs are often made with a blend of ground meats, spices, and herbs that give them a delicious, savory flavor. They also have a firm, yet tender texture, especially when they’re cooked just right. Oh yeah- and juicy meatballs are also a must!
Meatballs can be served in many different ways, including as an appetizer, main dish, or topping to many pasta dishes. This versatility makes them a popular choice for many occasions. Many people also have fond memories of eating meatballs as a child, whether made by a parent or grandparent or served at a favorite restaurant. We think this nostalgia can add to the enjoyment of eating meatballs as an adult!
Get Dracut Delivery from Primo Pizza
If this article sparked your cravings for meatballs, don’t worry, you can find them on our online menu! We’re open Sunday through Wednesday from 10 am to 9 pm, and Thursday through Saturday from 10 am to 10 pm. We look forward to seeing you soon!