Cheese-stuffed meatballs are one of the most delicious/easiest meals I’ve to think I ever put together. These stuffed meatballs are packed with so much flavor and deliciousness. If you are looking for an easy recipe to wow your family, this recipe is for you! The inside is packed with cheesy goodness you wouldn’t want to walk away from. When cooked right, this meat is tender and juicy, and the gooey mozzarella cheese adds to all the yumminess. Well, that is enough of my bragging on these meatballs. Let me show you how to make cheese-stuffed meatballs.

Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs
Cheese Stuffed Meatballs

What are the ingredients for this mozzarella stuffed meatballs recipe?

Ingredients for Cheese stuffed meatballs

Turkey meat/Ground Beef

Breadcrumbs

Dried Parsley or fresh parsley

Garlic Powder

Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs
Cheese Stuffed Meatballs

Black Pepper

Sea Salt

Creole Seasoning

Italian Seasoning

Egg

Butter

Olive oil

Mozzarella sticks

Mozzarella cheese

Onion

Spaghetti sauce

How to make Cheese stuffed meatballs

The step to this recipe for Cheese stuffed meatballs is so simple for any level of cook. Here are the steps.

  • Gather all of your ingredients
  • Cut your mozzarella stick into 4 pieces
  • In a bowl, add your meat
  • Add all of your ingredients to the bowl (Breadcrumbs, dried parsley, garlic powder, black pepper, sea salt, creole seasoning, Italian seasoning, and onion)
  • Take your hand and mix everything until well combined.
  • Grab a tablespoon of meat and flatten it in your hand’s palm.
  • Place a piece of your mozzarella cheese stick in the middle and a sprinkle of mozzarella cheese. This is how you will form your cheese-stuffed meatballs.
  • Begin to form ground or turkey meat into a circle(meatball)
  • In a pan on medium heat, add your butter and olive oil.
  • Once the butter is melted, add your meatballs to the pan and allow them to cook for 2 to 3 minutes; then, take a fork and flip to another side to brown for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add in your spaghetti sauce.
  • Place a lid over the pan and allow to simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until the inside of the meatballs are cooked. There you have it, stuffed meatballs.

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What sides can I enjoy with these mozzarella-stuffed meatballs?

The traditional side to eat with this meatball recipe is pasta, but you don’t always have to eat pasta. You can eat many other things that complement this turkey meatball recipe. I love to eat my delicious roasted broccoli recipe with this meal or my roasted potatoes. I must be completely honest with you. This cheese-stuffed meatballs recipe can be enjoyed all by itself.

mozzarella stuffed meatballs
mozzarella stuffed meatballs

Can I substitute the turkey meat for other meat?

Yes, you can substitute the turkey for other meat. To make these mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs. I have used ground beef in the place of turkey meat, and let me tell you, it is delicious either way! Just take your pick of meat and make these delicious mozzarella-stuffed meatballs.

What type of sauce to use for pasta?

For this recipe, cheese stuffed meatballs, you can use pasta sauce in the bottle. Barilla would be a good one. Then there is making the marinara sauce from scratch. Here is an easy and delicious recipe. You should also consider pairing this spaghetti and meatballs recipe with my garlic cheese balls or baked spaghetti.

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Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

Cheese Stuffed Meatballs

Cheese-stuffed meatballs are one of the most delicious/ easiest meals I’ve think I ever put together. These stuffed meatballs are packed with so much flavor and deliciousness.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 26 minutes
Total Time: 41 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Lb Lean Turkey Meat or Ground beef
  • 1/4 Cup Bread Crumbs
  • 1 Tsp Dried Parsley or fresh parsley
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 Tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 Tbsp Creole Seasoning
  • 1 Tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 Tsp Olive oil
  • Mozzarella sticks
  • 2 Cups Mozzarella cheese
  • ½ Cup Onion Chopped

Spaghetti Sauce

  • Spaghetti sauce Your favorite..I used Newman's Own Roasted Garlic Pasta Sauce
  • 1 Tsp Sugar
  • 1 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Garlic Powder

Instructions

  • Gather all of your ingredients
  • Cut your mozzarella sticks into four pieces
    Mozzarella sticks
  • In a bowl add in your meat
    2 Lb Lean Turkey Meat or Ground beef
  • Add all of your ingredients to the bowl
    1/4 Cup Bread Crumbs, 1 Tsp Dried Parsley or fresh parsley, 1 Tbsp Garlic Powder, 1 Tsp Black Pepper, 1/2 Tbsp Creole Seasoning, 1 Tsp Italian Seasoning, 1 egg, ½ Cup Onion
  • Take your hand and mix everything together until we’ll combined.
  • Grab about a tablespoon of meat and begin to flatten in the palm of your hand.
  • Place a piece of your mozzarella cheese stick in the middle along with a sprinkle of mozzarella cheese.
    Mozzarella sticks, 2 Cups Mozzarella cheese
  • Begin to form the meat into a circle(meatball)
  • In a pan on medium heat add in your butter and olive oil.
    1 Tbsp Butter, 1 Tsp Olive oil
  • Once the butter is melted add your meatballs to the pan and allow them to cook for 2 to 3 minutes then take a fork and flip to another side to brown for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add in your spaghetti sauce and seasoning to taste.
    1 Tbsp Garlic Powder, 1 Tsp Black Pepper, 1/2 Tsp Sea Salt, Spaghetti sauce, 1 Tsp Sugar, 1 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • Place a lid over the pan and allow to simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until the inside of the meatballs are cooked. There you have it mozzarella stuffed meatballs.