Delight your taste buds with these flavorful Pesto Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs. Each bite is a burst of savory goodness, making it a perfect dish for any occasion.
Pesto Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/4 cup pesto sauce
- 4 oz mozzarella cheese, cut into small cubes
- 1 egg, beaten
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Marinara sauce for serving
- Mix ground beef, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, pesto sauce, and beaten egg in a bowl.
- Take a small amount of the mixture and form a ball around a cube of mozzarella cheese.
- Ensure the meatball is sealed well to prevent the cheese from leaking during cooking.
- Repeat until all meatballs are formed.
- Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Place meatballs on a baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes or until cooked through.
- Serve with marinara sauce and enjoy!
Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories 350, Total Fat 20g, Saturated Fat 8g, Cholesterol 120mg, Sodium 600mg, Total Carbohydrate 15g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 3g, Protein 28g