Meatball Bomb 5 layers of flavor

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Serves: makes 16 LARGE meatballs
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Cooking Method: Bake


2 lb spicy italian sausage
1 lb ground beef
16 small cubes or cheese, asadero or your favorite
3 eggs
1 1/2 c jarred parmesan or 3 cheese
2 tsp mc cormick bbq seasoning or your favorite
1 c bbq sauce
16 slice bacon

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Lynn Socko Recipe
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San Angelo, TX (pop. 93,200)
Member Since Oct 2010
Lynn's notes for this recipe:
These make large meal size meatballs, one or two per the average person is plenty.
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In one bowl mix together Italian sausage, 2 eggs and 1 c parmesan cheese.
In another bowl mix together ground beef, McCormicks seasoning, 1 egg, and 1/2 c Parmesan cheese.
Cut cheese into about 1" cubes.
I used the middle size and large scoops. The middle size for ground beef, the large for sausage.
Scoop 16 ground beef scoops. Roll in your hands to make a ball.
Then press center down and out, place cheese inside and gently work the meat up and over the cheese. Then roll in hands for a few seconds to tighten it up.
Scoop out 16 scoops of Italian sausage with the large scoop.
Roll into a ball, then press down and out from center to make a well.
Place smaller meatball stuffed with cheese inside. Gently push sausage up and over top of smaller meat ball. Roll in your hands for a few seconds to tighten meat up.
Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Lay a slice of bacon on paper, place meatball in center.
Then bring bacon up and twist and back down. Tuck under meatball and place little skewer in center.
Brush with your favorite BBQ sauce, I use Uncle Gary's Jalapeno BBQ sauce.
Bake on center rack 325° for 40 min. Serve with potato salad or mac and cheese.

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user Bob Cooney firemanbob59 - Jan 21, 2014
seems as we are thing like today Lynn.... just putting the finishing touches on my new meat ball recipe Lol! :) Pinched and Shared!
user sallye bates grandedame - Jan 21, 2014
Wow, Lynn. These look terrific. I usually take the lazy way out and make plain meatballs baked in the oven, but I'm trying these.
user Dee Irvine Qtie - Jan 21, 2014
Looks wonderful Lynn! Pinched.

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