Juicy cheese stuffed meatballs

Lynn Socko

By
@lynnsocko

I updated this recipe on 6.21.14 because I was no longer able to find this flavor of Mrs. Dash in the store. The update only added more flavor to the meatball. These are awesome, awesome meatballs.


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Serves:

makes approx 24 LARGE meatballs

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

19 oz
package italian sausage links, casing removed
2 lb
lean ground beef
1/2 c
cracker crumbs
1/2 c
fresh grated parmesan
2 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
1/3 c
good pasta sauce, i used pomodori meat sauce
2
eggs
1 tsp
italian seasoning
1 tsp
dry basil
1 tsp
fennel seeds
2 tsp
granulated garlic
1 tsp
red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp
black pepper
2/3 lb
mozzarella cheese cut into small cubes

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Remove sausage from casing or buy ground Italian Sausage. Add to beef, add crackers, all seasonings, Parmesan, sauce, worcestershire, and eggs and mix to combine.
2
I used a large ice cream scoop and got 22 large meatballs.
3
Scoop meat out and roll around in the palm of your hand until you get a pretty tight ball, then insert cheese cube into center, and fold meat over hole and roll in hand again until completely sealed.
4
Place on bakers rack and bake 350° for 30 min. Add to sauce for a few minutes for if desired after removing from oven.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy