Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

Recipe for Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs - These meatballs are amazing! I don't make them often enough but am always so glad when I finally do. They are great on top of spaghetti and they also make fantastic meatball hoagies!

These meatballs are amazing! I don’t make them often enough but am always so glad when I finally do. They are great on top of spaghetti and they also make fantastic meatball hoagies!

Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb ground pork or mild Italian sausage
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 TBSP Italian seasoning
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 lb mozzarella, cut into cubes
  • Olive Oil
  • Marinara (jar or homemade)

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl mix beef through pepper. Form into 2" balls. Press a cheese cube in the middle and seal the meat around it.
  2. Heat 1/2" olive oil in a large skillet. Brown meatballs and then set aside on plate.
  3. Pour marinara sauce into pan; bring to a simmer. Add meatballs and simmer until cooked through, about 30 minutes.
  4. Serve over spaghetti or on top of a hoagie.
http://flavorite.net/2015/05/03/mozzarella-stuffed-meatballs/

Photo: Cooking with Christine

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