Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

Almost 2 years ago I posted a spaghetti and meatball recipe that I regularly use. When I posted that recipe I had mentioned this stuffed meatball recipe and said that I would post it soon. I'm thinking 22 months later is not really SOON, but hey, better late than never!

These meatballs are amazing! I don't make them often enough but am always so glad when I finally do. They are great on top of spaghetti and they also make fantastic meatball hoagies!

Enjoy!

Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

1 lb ground beef
1 lb ground pork or mild Italian sausage
1 cup breadcrumbs
1 TBSP Italian seasoning
3 eggs
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 lb mozzarella, cut into cubes

Olive Oil
Marinara (jar or homemade)

In a large bowl mix beef through pepper. Form into 2" balls. Press a cheese cube in the middle and seal the meat around it.

Heat 1/2" olive oil in a large skillet. Brown meatballs and then set aside on plate.

Pour marinara sauce into pan; bring to a simmer. Add meatballs and simmer until cooked through, about 30 minutes.

Serve over spaghetti or on top of a hoagie.

5 comments:

Charles vagner said...

Thanks for sharing. Can't wait to make them. Tell ur husband thanks for his service and thank you for being an Army wife, you must make it easier for him:-)

Anonymous said...

Looks delicious! As I was telling a friend today the kids are getting more adventurous now and trying new things so new tried & tested recipes are great. Tyvm for sharing :D

Anonymous said...

I just made these!!! They are so good thanks for sharing!!!!

melanie said...

everything sounds so so good love to make it all Thanks for the listing Melanie

Unknown said...

I will definitely be trying this one. Thank you.
Teresa@SassySuburbanite.com

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