Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs in a Blanket

barbara lentz


So good. Great as a starter to any Italian meal


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10 Min
25 Min


  • 1 lb
    italian sausage casing removed
  • 1 medium
    onion chopped
  • 5 clove
    garlic minced
  • 2 large
  • 1/4 c
    bread crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    each fresh parsley and basil chopped
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 4 oz
    fresh mozzarella balls
  • 1 sheet(s)
    puff pastry
  • ·
    marinara sauce for serving

How to Make Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs in a Blanket


  1. Mix the Sausage, onion, garlic, 1 egg, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, basil, parsley, salt and pepper. Mix well. Shape into 9 meatballs. Press 1 ball of Mozzarella into the middle of each meatball.
  2. Add the oil to a large skillet and brown the outside of each meatball. Remove from pan and drain on paper towels.
  3. Throw a little flour on the counter and roll out the puff pastry and cut into thirds in both directions. Place a meatball into the middle of each square.
  4. Preheat oven at 400 degrees. Place parchment paper on baking sheet. Wrap the Puff pastry around each meatball. Place each seem side down on prepared baking sheet.
  5. Whisk the remaining egg and brush each wrapped meatball. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until browned.
    Serve with Marinara sauce

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About Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs in a Blanket

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Italian

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