Caprese Meatballs

Blogger Sarah W. Caron from Sarah's Cucina Bella combines the flavors of caprese salad with meatballs in this family favorite.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1 1/4
lb ground beef
1/4
cup Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs
1/4
cup finely chopped dry-pack sun-dried tomatoes
1/4
cup diced fresh mozzarella (1 oz)
1/4
cup finely chopped fresh or 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2
teaspoon kosher (coarse) salt
1
egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with nonstick foil.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix all ingredients just until combined. Shape mixture into 12 (2-inch) balls. Place in pan.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until no longer pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center of meatball reads 160°F.

Expert Tips

These meatballs are great served alongside hot pasta with a sprinkle of shredded provolone and drizzle of olive oil.

For party-size meatballs, shape into 1-inch balls and bake about 15 to 20 minutes.