Mozzarella stuffed meatballs
Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

Savory Italian seasoned meatballs with a center of mozzarella cheese.

Course: Entree
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Italian Stuffed Meatballs, Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs
Servings: 10 meatballs
: 100 kcal
Author: SmartyPantsKitchen
Ingredients
  • 2 lbs. lean ground beef
  • ½ cup onion chopped
  • 2 whole eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs plain or Italian seasoned
  • 2 teaspoons garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons Italian Spice Blend see recipe notes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 oz. mozzarella cheese cubed
Instructions
  1. Line baking dish with foil and spray with cooking oil 

  2. Cut mozzarella cheese into bite sized pieces 

  3. In a small bowl, lightly beat eggs

  4. Preheat oven to broil

  5. In a large bowl, add beef, eggs, bread crumbs, and all seasonings; combine well

  6. Use a scoop or spoon to measure the beef for the size of meatball you want

  7. Roll the ground beef into balls; poke a dent in the middle of the meatball and tuck in a piece of cheese

  8. Continue to roll meatball until cheese is centered, or not visible

  9. Place finished meatball onto foil

  10. Once meatballs are on baking sheet, spray them lightly with cooking spray

  11. Place meatballs under broiler; allow to cook for about 20-25 minutes (this time will vary depending upon the size you make the meatballs)

  12. Once meatballs are cooked thoroughly, remove, plate and top with sauce

Recipe Notes