Mozzarella-Stuffed Sausage Meatballs

Mozzarella-Stuffed Sausage Meatballs

Blogger Paula Jones from Bell'alimento shares a recipe for stuffed meatballs. You might not want to go back to "regular" meatballs once you've tried them stuffed with fresh mozzarella. There's a delicious cheesy center just waiting to be discovered in every bite-sized sausage meatball. Learn to make this recipe with our how-to article.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

27

meatballs

1
egg, beaten
1
lb bulk sweet Italian pork sausage
1/4
cup finely chopped onion
1/4
cup Progresso® plain bread crumbs
1/4
cup whole milk
4
large fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
8
oz fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 27 small cubes
  1. Heat oven to 350┬░F. Spray cookie sheet with sides or shallow baking pan with cooking spray, or line with silicone baking mat.
  2. In large bowl, mix all ingredients except cheese. Using small cookie scoop (about 1 tablespoon), scoop out 27 meatballs onto cookie sheet.
  3. Insert 1 cheese cube into center of each meatball; shape sausage mixture around cheese to completely cover.
  4. Bake about 20 minutes or until meatballs are no longer pink near center.
Makes 27 meatballs
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Using a cookie scoop ensures that all of your meatballs are the same size and therefore cook at the same rate.
If you do not have a cookie scoop, you can substitute a tablespoon spoon.
If you can not find sausage without casings, simply remove the sausage from the casing links prior to using.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.