Out of Bounds Meatballs!

Anthony Nicometi Jr


Maybe this is my inner Chef talking. But, Ever get Bored and just start Cooking & Thinking? Well...Sometimes you come up with udder disasters, and other times you come up with Mouthwatering Recipes like this one!

I made these into a Meatball Sub, But these would be great on Spaghetti, On top of some Buttery garlic noodles. Or anything your mind can imagine!

I hope you enjoy my Out of Bounds Meatballs!


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15 Min
40 Min


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  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground pork
  • 2
  • 4 Cloves
    minced garlic
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1/4 tsp
    dried rosemary
  • 2 Tbsp
    hot water
  • 4 Tbsp
    grated parmesan romano blend
  • 1/4 - 1/2 c
    fresh breadcrumbs
  • 2 lb
    bacon (to be on the safe side, get 2 lbs)
  • 1 Brick
    favorite cheese cut into cubes (i used colby)

How to Make Out of Bounds Meatballs!


  1. In a large mixing Bowl, Combine the Ground beef, Ground Pork, eggs, Garlic, onion powder, dried basil, dried rosemary, hot water, Parmesan/Romano cheese and fresh breadcrumbs. Mix lightly, trying not too compact the mixture.
  2. Form meatballs (Size is up too you) add 1 cheese cube, and roll the meatball around the cube, making sure it is covered completely. Repeat with every meatball making sure to maintain similar sizes.
  3. Take 1 strip of bacon, and wrap around the meatball (If there is a seem, where the cheese cube was placed, cover it with the bacon.)
    Then place on a baking sheet, Bacon seem side down.
  4. Bake at 425 for 30-40 minutes, until an internal temp reaches 160 degrees
  5. Allow too cool, and serve! I served mine on a hoagy roll topped with marinara sauce :)

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About Out of Bounds Meatballs!

Course/Dish: Beef, Pork
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: For Kids

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