Cheese Stuffed Meatballs

Cheese Stuffed Meatballs

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  • lbs ground beef

  • lbs ground pork

  • cup milk

  • 1

    cup breadcrumbs

  • cup fresh parsley, minced (save some for garnish)

  • 3

    large eggs, lightly beaten

  • 3

    garlic cloves, minced

  • teaspoons kosher salt

  • ½

    teaspoon ground pepper

  • lb mozzarella cheese or ⅓ lb provolone cheese, cut into ½ inch cubes

  • olive oil (for frying)

  • 48

    ounces tomato sauce (use premade or make your own)

  • grated parmesan cheese, for serving

  • Directions:


1 In a large bowl, combine the milk and bread crumbs. 2 Whip eggs in separate bowl. Then add to larger bowl along with the meats, parsley, garlic and pepper. 3 Mix ingredients briefly with hands. 4 Form into 2 inch balls. 5 Seal cheese cube into center of each meatball. 6 In a large skillet set on medium-high, heat oil to almost-smoking, browing meatballs for about a minute or so. 7 Transfer meatballs to tray (lined with paper towels). 8 Discard oil and place tomato sauce in skillet, heating to medium-high until it starts to simmer. 9 Add meatballs, cover and reduce heat to medium-low. 10 Cover, simmer for 30 minutes. 11 Uncover and cook for 10 minutes more. 12 Serve over pasta with grated cheese, or place in Italian bread buns to make grinders.


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