Tasty Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

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mozzarella stuffed meatballs

Why settle for plain old boring meatballs when you can have Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs. It’s easy, uses basic ingredients, and everyone in your family is going to love them.

These Tasty Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs make great sides or as a main dish. With melted cheese in every bite, these scrumptious meatballs will never disappoint.

If this is your first time making cheese stuffed meatballs, not to worry, they are actually a lot easier than you think! Just follow our easy steps and you’ll have some tasty stuffed meatballs in no time. You can even get a little creative and add spices of your choice to your meatballs.

This recipe makes 8 medium size meatballs, but if you want smaller sized meatballs, just cut your cheese cube smaller.

Enjoy these cheesy stuffed meatballs on their own (they make a tasty snack) or add them to your low-carb and keto pasta dishes.

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Cheesy Meatballs
These herb and cheese stuffed meatballs make for a great snack or as an addition to your low carb pasta dishes. Feel free to spice to your personal taste, the spices and portions listed here will produce a light herb taste to your meatballs.
mozzarella stuffed meatballs
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Cuisine Low Carb
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Low Carb
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
mozzarella stuffed meatballs
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Rating: 5
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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and line a large pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the beef, egg, parmesan cheese, garlic, coconut oil and black pepper.
  3. Divide meat into 8 sections and form into balls.
  4. Press into the middle of each meatball with your thumb and create a small crater.
  5. Add in a piece of the mozzarella cheese and fold the rest of the meatball over. Repeat for all meat balls.
  6. Add meat balls to the pan and bake for 20-30 minutes
  7. Remove from oven and sprinkle on more parmesan cheese.
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Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Meatballs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 279 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 479mg 20%
Potassium 213mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%
Sugars 0.3g
Protein 25g 50%
Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 31%
Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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4 Responses

  1. I made these tonight: http://fiveminutelife.wpengine.com/recipe/mozzarella-stuffed-meatballs/
    They were kinda ho-hum. They seem to be a good base but need it to be kicked up a few knotches.
    The picture looks like maybe it’s turkey? or breaded somehow? The stuff that came out of my oven looks NOTHING like that.
    The description mentions “eggs” the ingredient list doesn’t include egg so I guessed and used 1 egg per pound of hamburger.
    The ingredients mention “coconut oil” but never says what to use it for (and then the meatballs are baked.. so it’s completely not obvious why that’s listed.
    Mozarella is B O R I N G. Next time I’ll used something more exciting like gorgonzola or gouda. Even pepper jack would have been more interesting.
    The meat needs more umph. Umph could be added with spices (cumin, coriander etc like my Moroccan meatball recipe https://www.bigoven.com/recipe/moroccan-meatballs/235302 Though I’m puzzled what cheese to pair with Moroccan spices) or with sauces (soy sauce and worchestershire sauce like my stuffed meatloaf https://www.bigoven.com/…/hickory-smoked-bacon-wrap…/1957114)
    These were filling.. but had a lot of potential they didn’t deliver.
    Overall: 4/10
    But with tweaks I’ll make it again.

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