Get cheesy with these ooey-gooey Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs! Use these Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs to top pasta, or put them in a sandwich!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
1 lb. lean ground beef
1/3 cup panko bread crumbs
2 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
1/2 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
3/4 cup OLIVO by CLASSICO Traditional Pasta Sauce, divided
4 oz. KRAFT Low-Moisture Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese, cut into 12 (1/2-inch) cubes
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 400ºF.
Mix meat, bread crumbs, Parmesan, Italian seasoning and 1/4 cup pasta sauce just until blended. Shape into 12 meatballs, using about 2 Tbsp. meat mixture for each.
Place, 2 inches apart, in shallow pan sprayed with cooking spray. Press 1 cheese cube deeply into center of each meatball.
Bake 14 min. or until meatballs are done (160ºF).
Microwave remaining sauce in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 30 sec. or until heated through. Serve meatballs with sauce for dipping.
Cut 12 (1/2-inch) cubes from a block of your favorite KRAFT Cheese or use 12 KRAFT Cheese Cubes.
Serve meatballs over your favorite hot cooked pasta increasing sauce to 2 cups.
Serve meatballs in hot dog buns topped with the sauce.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g
Saturated Fat 9g
Trans Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrates 11g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.