juicy cheese stuffed meatballs

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Lynn Socko
from San Angelo, TX

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 Reviews
serves makes approx 24 LARGE meatballs
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For juicy cheese stuffed meatballs

  • 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

How To Make juicy cheese stuffed meatballs

  • 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.
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