Juicy cheese stuffed meatballs

Lynn Socko


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.

★★★★★ 2 votes
makes approx 24 LARGE meatballs
20 Min
30 Min


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
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


1Remove sausage from casing or buy ground Italian Sausage. Add to beef, add crackers, all seasonings, Parmesan, sauce, worcestershire, and eggs and mix to combine.
2I used a large ice cream scoop and got 22 large meatballs.
3Scoop 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.
4Place 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