Mozzarella-Stuffed Slow Cooker Meatballs

Nicole Bredeweg

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@nikkitten

Another recipe from Tasty.com -- this one turned out so delicious! Even the leftovers were really really good. I've included the link to the Pinterest page (since Facebook won't let me Pinch It!.


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Serves:

8

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

1 pkg
low moisture mozzarella cheese, cut into 3/4" cubes (8 oz?)
1 lb
ground beef
1 lb
hot italian sausage
1 c
bread crumbs
1/4 c
parmesan cheese
1/2 c
whole milk
1/2 c
chopped parsley
2
eggs
2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
pepper
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1 jar(s)
pasta sauce
1 pkg
spaghetti, or other favorite pasta

Directions Step-By-Step

1
I got this recipe from Facebook, so follow this Pinterest link: pinterest.com/pin/554857616570074834 , and then click on it to drop into the Facebook video.
2
Store mozzarella in refrigerator while preparing the meat.
3
In a large mixing bowl combine the next ten ingredients.
4
Roll golf ball sized balls with the meat mixture. Squish mozzarella cube into the center and pull the edges of the meat ball around it until it’s a new ball again. Saute the balls in a frying pan to put a quick sear on the outside.
5
Pour a thin layer of pasta sauce in bottom of crockpot. Arrange meatballs in slow cooker, put a thin layer of pasta sauce over each layer of meatballs. Pour the rest of the jar in.
6
Cook on high for 2 to 2.5 hours.
7
Prepare pasta according to package directions just before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta, Pork
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian