The cheese-stuffed meatballs and spaghetti is the right kind of meal, you need to taste when you want to boost your energy and enhance your mood. It is prepared with well selected healthy ingredients. Read through this post to understand more. Give a new cheesy twist to your favorite meatballs recipe. All family members will love it.
Stuffed Meatballs Recipe
Category: Meatballs and Spaghetti
SERVES: 6 Persons
Preparation Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours
Ingredients: Cheese-Stuffed Meatballs Recipe with Spaghetti
4 sticks of 1 ounce each of mozzarella string cheese cut them into 8 cubes of ¼ inches
½ cup bread crumbs
1 jar or 48 ounces of tomato pasta sauce
1 ½ lb lean ground beef not less than 80%
2 tbsp of finely chopped onion
½ tsp of salt
½ tsp of dried oregano leaves
12 ounces of uncooked spaghetti
2/3 cup of shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
Preparation Method: Cheese-Stuffed Meatballs Recipe with Spaghetti
Place the cheese cubes inside a small freezer plastic bag that can be resealed, seal up the bag and allow to freeze for about an hour.
Preheat the oven for about 375oF. Then, line your 15x10x1-inch pan using foil; spray cooking oil on the foil. Inside large bowl, combine 3 tbsp of pasta sauce and bread crumbs. Stir in the onion, beef, salt, egg and oregano. Shape the mixture into 2-inch of 18 meatballs. Press your finger into a center of cheese cube making sure you seal them inside. Place gently into the pan. Then, bake for about ten minutes.
At the meantime, you should pour the remaining pasta sauce inside the 5-quart Dutch oven. Cover, and allow simmering on medium-high heat while you continue to stir. Stir in meatballs gently; decrease the heat to about medium-low. Then cover up and allow simmering for about ten minutes, stirring occasionally, till the meatball cooked thoroughly without any pinkish color at the middle.
Cook spaghetti following instruction on the packet and drain; keep warm.
Serve your meatballs and the sauce on top of the spaghetti. Serve your meal using Parmesan cheese.
Expert Tips: Cheese-Stuffed Meatballs Recipe
You can try making smaller meatballs and serve as appetizers; make use any type of sauce for dipping.
850 cals per serving,
It is good source of Sodium, Potassium, Carbohydrate, Protein and fiber