Mozzarella Stuffed Slow Cooker Meatballs
- Fresh Mozzarella, Cut into 1/2 inch cubes
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1 lb ground Italian sausage
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 1 cup bread crumbs
- 1/4 cup fine grated Parmesan
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup whole milk
- 1/2 cup fresh parsley
- 1 jar Prego Traditional sauce (or similar)
Adapted from cheesecutterscorner.com
Add all ingredients EXCEPT Mozzarella and pasta sauce into large bowl. Knead to combine until uniform.
Spoon a 1.5 inch ball of meat mixture and roll into a ball.
Press 1 cube of mozzarella into center of meatball and roll meat to surround the cube.
Repeat with remaining meat and cubes.
Pour 1/3 jar into Slow cooker, evenly coating bottom of insert.
Add meatballs in single, loosely spaced layer in slow cooker.
Cover with pasta sauce, stack more meatballs in second layer.
Add more sauce and meatballs.
Set slow cooker to High for 2-2.5 hours