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Cheese Stuffed Meatballs
Cheese Stuffed Meatballs

Cheese Stuffed Meatballs

40 Min(s)
40 Min(s) Prep
The only thing better that meatballs is our recipe for Cheese Stuffed Meatballs. Flavorful and full of Mozzarella cheese, you've just got to try these.
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4 servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings
1 lb. extra-lean ground beef
1/2 cup finely chopped onion s
1/4 cup panko bread crumbs
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup KRAFT Sun Dried Tomato Vinaigrette Dressing made with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, divided
4 oz. KRAFT Mozzarella Cheese, cut into 12 cubes
1 can (28 oz.) diced tomatoes, drained
1 spaghetti squash (2-3/4 lb.)
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Let's Make It
1
Mix meat, onions, bread crumbs, egg and 2 Tbsp. dressing just until blended. Divide into 12 portions. Press 1 cheese cube into center of each meat portion, then roll into ball.
2
Heat remaining dressing in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add meatballs; cook 8 to 10 min. or until lightly browned, turning frequently. Stir in tomatoes; simmer 10 min. or until meatballs are done (160ºF), stirring occasionally.
3
Meanwhile, cut squash lengthwise in half. Use spoon to scoop out seeds and membranes; discard. Place squash, cut sides down, in microwaveable baking dish. Add enough water to dish to fill to 1-inch depth. Microwave on HIGH 12 min. or until squash can easily be pierced with fork. Cool slightly. Use fork to scrape squash into spaghetti-like strands.
4
Serve squash topped with meatballs.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Make Ahead
The spaghetti squash can be cooked ahead of time. Microwave squash and pull into strands as directed; place in large microwaveable bowl. Cool, then refrigerate up to 2 days. Discard both squash shells. When ready to serve, microwave squash on HIGH 3 to 5 min. or until heated through. Add remaining ingredients; mix lightly with fork. Microwave 2 min. or until heated through.
Tip 2
Special Extra
Sprinkle with 1/4 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese before serving.
Nutrition
Calories
400
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g
21%
Saturated Fat 7g
35%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 135mg
45%
Sodium 600mg
26%
Total Carbohydrates 29g
11%
Dietary Fibers 5g
18%
Sugars 15g
30%
Protein 35g
70%
Vitamin A
20%
Vitamin C
15%
Calcium
35%
Iron
25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
4 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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