Carla Makes Meatball Subs | From the Test Kitchen | Bon Appétit

  • Published on Mar 23, 2019
  • This recipe is from Carla's new cookbook, out now!
    Join Carla Music in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as she makes meatball subs! We like the combo of spicy and sweet Italian sausage, but use any uncooked sausage you like-merguez or chorizo would work.
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  • Marv D'Souza
    Marv D'Souza 2 hours ago

    So happy for the little guy who got to join the party at 5:51

  • Liza Jane
    Liza Jane 15 hours ago

    Who makes that White Cast Iron Pot you are using?

  • joseph kirby
    joseph kirby Day ago


  • Brandon Durepo
    Brandon Durepo 2 days ago

    So hungry 😭

  • yo Clark
    yo Clark 3 days ago

    Carla! have you ever watched "Italian grandma makes tomato sauce" and her other videos? She's one of those who feeds everyone then eats in the kitchen. She's a doll!

  • Everything.Digital
    Everything.Digital 6 days ago

    Also, why does everyone drink water from huge beakers here? I must have missed that episode where they explain it. They reference it a lot and you can see CM swigging in the background at 7:32 but... why?

  • Everything.Digital
    Everything.Digital 6 days ago

    Has Chris got a book and is it called Chris Morroco: Super Taster and if not why not?

  • Maria Smythe
    Maria Smythe 7 days ago +1

    "They'll never know how much I ate because no one else was here."
    I felt that deep in my soul Carla.

  • Sabrina Garcia
    Sabrina Garcia 7 days ago

    she got tyler tomatoes

  • Tarif Rahman
    Tarif Rahman 8 days ago

    Just thought about it, and with so many of those guys cooking in the test kitchen everyday, it makes me wonder how the test kitchen would smell. Magnificent? Strange? A mix of both maybe?

  • Fenrir 6 Gaming
    Fenrir 6 Gaming 9 days ago

    This show never fails to make me hungry.

  • Sam Christensen
    Sam Christensen 10 days ago

    Can we get a video of Chris getting scientifically tested for super taster traits? More than the Wellington?

  • Ser Garlan Tyrell
    Ser Garlan Tyrell 11 days ago

    Do Americans just like their food incredibly salty or something?

  • xiu smiles
    xiu smiles 13 days ago

    omgg the buns. not again haahha

  • xiu smiles
    xiu smiles 13 days ago

    "You can get someone to do it for you, I highly recommend it" lmfaooo

  • Evita
    Evita 14 days ago

    "Just to get something going in the pan to get it going. We're good to go."

  • civilizeddiva
    civilizeddiva 16 days ago

    Got a new oven and decided to make mini lobster tails[Costco]. Actually READ the oven manual [cause, we ARE talking lobster tails], and the manual said to leave the oven door ajar while broiling. Lobster tails turned out nicely.

  • Laretta Johnson
    Laretta Johnson 18 days ago

    I absolutely love Carla

  • Elizabeth Bailey
    Elizabeth Bailey 18 days ago

    Oooh it looks so beautiful with the green pesto on the white mozzarella.

  • Elizabeth Bailey
    Elizabeth Bailey 18 days ago

    Carla is the type of person you want for a best friend. She's funny, full of good advice, and a great cook.

  • TheTsubaKun
    TheTsubaKun 18 days ago

    In the face of Carla, all other women are nothing to me.

  • Joshua Pearson
    Joshua Pearson 19 days ago

    @ 2:30
    Yo I saw that Ms. Meyers soap, that stuff is the best!

  • Rachel Ann
    Rachel Ann 19 days ago

    It's not a pesto though? Because it doesn't have toasted nuts.

  • Joe Cole
    Joe Cole 19 days ago

    No pine nuts and parmesan, sorry Carla definitely not a pesto

  • Jeanette Jacobs
    Jeanette Jacobs 20 days ago

    7:32 is Chris drinking from a measuring jug? I know theyve said before it's a ba kitchen thing

  • Baby, DoYouLikeChimbo ?

    Carla is the best, those buns must be the tastiest for sure, even a little charred

  • Maria Callous
    Maria Callous 20 days ago

    ok, celery and not fennel...fennel would overwhelm EVERYTHING

  • QueenMaxine
    QueenMaxine 21 day ago

    I really love watching Carla’s BA’s Best

  • Francisco Baraglia
    Francisco Baraglia 21 day ago +1

    Gucci interrupted Carla in the middle of a sentence. That was rude, USclip

  • denicekimberly
    denicekimberly 22 days ago

    As it turns out, pesto is any kinda smacked around bunch of ingredients, so...

  • Russell Davis
    Russell Davis 22 days ago

    Carla you are perfect and I love you

  • James James
    James James 23 days ago

    Actually the green sauce you made is actually called Pistou :) Your meatballs look amazing, by chance do you have a video to acutally make the spicy sausage? I live in Germany and "spicy" is so not a thing here xD

  • Tori Rosee
    Tori Rosee 23 days ago

    I’m I the only one who loved that close up on the ring. Classic and beautiful.
    Also down for the meatball subs. Love myself some food and jewelry.

  • Rebecca
    Rebecca 23 days ago

    With you, until you used burnt buns. Really?

  • Spencer Allegra
    Spencer Allegra 23 days ago

    I love Carla so much!

  • Djooodie Amazeballs
    Djooodie Amazeballs 23 days ago

    This video is like the ultimate foreshadowing video for the future content.
    Canned tomatoes (Bianco) - used for the sauce video on making the perfect pizza
    Carla bringing up the fact that Chris is a supertaster - that video where he recreates Gordon’s beef wellington

  • ChinLong
    ChinLong 24 days ago

    mama mia that's a spicy meatball

  • Crickett Smith
    Crickett Smith 24 days ago

    I can't believe Carla burned her buns that is something I would totally do

  • Kevin Krenger
    Kevin Krenger 24 days ago

    I Like how Chris is making fun but in The same time he ist vere hohnest in judging how IT IS taste

  • Philip Sutcliffe
    Philip Sutcliffe 24 days ago

    carla ya still pretty

  • Lauryn D.
    Lauryn D. 24 days ago

    So i just finished making these.....and i could literally beat bobby flay with these. SOooo Goood.

  • XTaitoX
    XTaitoX 24 days ago

    The editing staff captioned it “basil sauce” and not pesto 🤣 If it ain’t got pine nuts it’s not pesto to me 💁🏽‍♀️

  • tyranomegosaurus
    tyranomegosaurus 24 days ago

    all the balls.... lmao!

  • A
    A 25 days ago +2

    Proof Carla isn't crazy about carrots Molly. Turnips forever

  • Jade
    Jade 25 days ago

    Pesto made with a food processor should be called “presto pesto”.

  • Patsy Kiniry
    Patsy Kiniry 25 days ago

    anybody else call em grinders?

  • Package Not Delivered
    Package Not Delivered 25 days ago

    My little west coast brain can't comprehend why you top split a hero.

  • Jen Wombat Excelsior
    Jen Wombat Excelsior 25 days ago

    I agree w/ Carla's deduction about Chris. It's all in the nose, man. Sniff it, taste it, love it.

  • Robert Bringardner
    Robert Bringardner 26 days ago

    This video was bad for my diet

  • Alan Morris
    Alan Morris 26 days ago +2

    May I suggest boiling those meatballs instead of frying them... unless you want to be making trips back and forth to the bathroom. Nevertheless, it's a great recipé.

    • Alan Morris
      Alan Morris 25 days ago

      @Sarah Allen
      Steaming the meatballs is a great idea too! Try to get rid of as much grease as possible.

    • Sarah Allen
      Sarah Allen 25 days ago +1

      @Alan Morris yikes, maybe steaming would work too, not sure why boiling puts me off so much

    • Alan Morris
      Alan Morris 25 days ago

      @Sarah Allen
      Well, I had a bad experience from frying meatballs. I boil them now, and they're less greasy.

    • Sarah Allen
      Sarah Allen 25 days ago

      why? it’s probably less oil than even deep fried food anyway

  • That Rad Guy
    That Rad Guy 26 days ago +5

    Carla will always be my fave. I tried out one of her recipes for a soup recently and it was actually amazing. I never cook anything remotely that good normally.

  • Clint 0z
    Clint 0z 26 days ago

    Don't like that we didn't get to see a reaction to the taste of the meal ? Ball dropped on this one seen the great pic and clicked then she burnt the buns, couldn't you start again with new buns feed the burnt one's to the chickens

  • Makkaer1111
    Makkaer1111 26 days ago +7

    Wait Wait Wait.
    How long did it take you guys to film the pizza episodes 9 months?

  • Odesza xotwod
    Odesza xotwod 26 days ago

    The can of tomato she used was the same one brad and andy used for their perfect pizza sauce 🥴

  • Vaapad
    Vaapad 26 days ago

    Hey those are the tomatoes they used in the pizza sauce. Looks like they found a new BA kitchen favorite.

  • Makkasu0
    Makkasu0 27 days ago

    Living in the UK, I wish I had access to the amazing ingredients you guys use. There are no butchers where I live and no supermarkets stock sausages like this :(

  • Subscribbled
    Subscribbled 27 days ago

    12:37 why is Chris seasoning his garbage?

  • Ima KeepItReal
    Ima KeepItReal 27 days ago

    I'm kinda mad she still used the burnt buns

  • Nolan Martin
    Nolan Martin 29 days ago

    When I was in culinary school one of my colleagues was a super taster too, and I felt the same way Carla does. Like, am I even tasting the food I eat? This guy experiences my entire career on an entirely different level than I do, what the hell am I even doing?
    Carla, you're not alone.
    Oh, also my brother is one too, but he is one of those "eat to live, not live to eat" types.

  • Janzen Santiago
    Janzen Santiago 29 days ago +4

    She used the same tomatoes in the making perfect pizza sauce episode!!!!

  • Mara Henao
    Mara Henao Month ago

    I see you fellow Philadelphian, no one else calls hoagies hoagies.

  • dobbsiancant
    dobbsiancant Month ago

    can't wait for molly's cookbook 'stay in your lane!'

  • Richard Nuylan
    Richard Nuylan Month ago

    Chris has the god's tongue.

  • Zyl Jung
    Zyl Jung Month ago +1

    That brand of canned tomatoes later is the winner of Andy and Brad's tomato sauce for their best pizza

  • Lunch Box
    Lunch Box Month ago +4

    6:28 who else peeped the same sauce as the one in making perfect👀

  • Jj Jj
    Jj Jj Month ago

    I have never seen andy more uncomfortable that lifting a sandwich to his mouth, desperately wanting to use a knife and fork

  • Nona Mackenzie
    Nona Mackenzie Month ago

    honestly, supertasters are pretty common (vastly more so in children and pregnant women because evolution) and while there are specific tests you can do to find out if you are one, the easiest way is just like take a sip of black coffee. If it's unbearably bitter, you're probably a supertaster.
    Sincerely, the person whose senior research project in college was supertasters.
    P.S. like 25% of people are supertasters. 50% are tasters (which means like they can taste bitterness but it's not like crazily gross). and 25% are non tasters (which means they either can't taste bitterness at all or it's just really faint)

    I used to be a supertaster but have become a non taster, which is great when I accidentally burn grilled cheese from getting distracted, because I can't really taste the burnt. Also I can chug black coffee. It's a real power move.

  • Michael Appler
    Michael Appler Month ago +1

    I spy that Bianco DiNapoli. Wonder where Carla got the tip to use that kind of can tomato... :)

  • slubert
    slubert Month ago

    Isnt Pesto... Paste in italian? is toothpaste then dentepesto? :O

  • Marcus Savina
    Marcus Savina Month ago

    Anyone else disagree with 3 balls per sub???

  • beluch
    beluch Month ago

    I don't wanna watch anybody else but Carla!

  • Jacob Nash
    Jacob Nash Month ago

    This channel is the Marvel of cooking, thanks for having likable personalities but the charm of an office environment. You make people want to work with you.

  • Cliff P
    Cliff P Month ago

    There a party in my tummy!

  • Crystal de swardt
    Crystal de swardt Month ago

    You wouldn't put a carrot in- but would you put a turnip in, Carla?

  • Brandi Hair
    Brandi Hair Month ago

    More Carla and Chris! Yay!

  • Madelyn O'Donnell
    Madelyn O'Donnell Month ago

    Gosh I love her!! She’s so funny and cute. Also a great cook! Such a joy to watch

  • Iaian Farlee
    Iaian Farlee Month ago

    Carla is just the best

  • i.rodriguez
    i.rodriguez Month ago +1

    9:55 Traditional Pesto only uses 4 ingredients: Basil, Olive Oil, Pine Nuts and Parmigiano Reggiano... NO GARLIC. But you can add any ingredients you like, like garlic. I personally like to mix the basil with baby spinach, and I like to mix the Parmigiano Reggiano with Pecorino Romano. Some times I substitute the Pine Nuts with any nuts I may have at hand... like almonds or pecans. But I think that at least the 4 traditional ingredients should be present in it be a pesto.

  • OllieMooed
    OllieMooed Month ago

    "the first sign of thinking you're smart is thinking you're dumb" is this the new version of socrates saying "the only true knowledge is knowing you know nothing?"

  • Guillermo Yanez
    Guillermo Yanez Month ago

    I made this recipe with homemade rolls. It was awesome! Thanks for sharing!

  • James Chan
    James Chan Month ago

    should just call it Carla Can't Count show

  • jack76787
    jack76787 Month ago

    'Little guy you get to come to the party' thought you'd never ask, Carla.

  • Chantal Renee Hayles

    heyyy the canned tomatoes from brad and andy's Making Perfect episode

  • Mindy Paige a walk through Torah

    Could you guys do some kosher recipes? I am learning, but it's not a style I am familiar with. Thanks

  • Jade hering
    Jade hering Month ago +1

    When u understand where the canned tomatoes came from 😳😳

  • cameron slater
    cameron slater Month ago

    Those are the tomatoes from the sauce episode from the pizza series, I feel lied to

  • Pat Thomas
    Pat Thomas Month ago

    No parm?

  • Joe R
    Joe R Month ago +1

    It isn't pesto if it doesn't have pine nuts in it.

  • Hey Jude JudiC
    Hey Jude JudiC Month ago


  • Alex Tapisevic
    Alex Tapisevic Month ago

    Having a crush on Carla... She cannot be my mom, but my older sister... is something wrong with me?

  • Kyle Brown
    Kyle Brown Month ago

    LOVE Carla, Molly, and the guys. Such a fun team!

  • Gregory Macdonald
    Gregory Macdonald Month ago

    Chris salting the garbage at 12:34 is just what I needed

  • Gemma Barnett
    Gemma Barnett Month ago

    I am the 13th meatball

  • sea green
    sea green Month ago

    Carla is definitely a pothead.

  • Kirk Nicholson
    Kirk Nicholson Month ago

    For the fans I am so sorry I am so much dumber after seeing this video. Blindfolded while drunk out of my mind I can make a better sauce and much better meatballs

  • lyanne wang
    lyanne wang Month ago +1

    90% of the comments are about chris but i’m here for it

  • Paola Mura
    Paola Mura Month ago

    That's why She burned the buns!

  • Paola Mura
    Paola Mura Month ago

    Anyhow....Carla looks real tired.

  • Paola Mura
    Paola Mura Month ago

    Carla Is the best! Her obvious Italian origins really pay off👍

  • James Castro
    James Castro Month ago

    carla i my spirit animal 2:29