Cheese-Filled Eyeballs

Cheese-Filled Eyeballs

Bake these cheesy appetizers made using ground beef, olives and Progresso® bread crumbs; served with marinara sauce.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

48

servings

2
lb ground beef round
1
cup Progresso® Italian style bread crumbs
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
3
eggs, slightly beaten
8
sticks (1 oz each) string cheese
1
can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
1
jar (24 oz) marinara sauce, heated
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 2 (15x10x1-inch) pans with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix beef, bread crumbs, salt, pepper and eggs. Shape into 48 (1-inch) balls. Place in pans.
  2. Cut each cheese stick into 6 pieces. Gently press a piece of cheese into each meatball.
  3. Bake uncovered 20 to 25 minutes or until meatballs are thoroughly cooked and no longer pink in center. Place olive slice over cheese on each meatball. Serve with warm marinara sauce for dipping.
Makes 48 servings (1 meatball and 1 tablespoon sauce)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Use a 1-inch cookie scoop to ensure evenly sized meatballs.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 67
    • Total Fat 3g
      • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,),
    • Sodium 192mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 3g
      • (Dietary Fiber 1/2g,
    • Protein 6g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1 Very Lean Meat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 0;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.