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Monterey Jack Meatballs Recipe
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Monterey Jack Meatballs Recipe

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My family loves pizza and could eat it every day. With a surprise cheese center, these saucy meatballs capture that fabulous pizza flavor.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 2o min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 2o min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 block (4 ounces) Monterey Jack cheese, cut into 20 cubes
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 each) equals 436 calories, 28 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 126 mg cholesterol, 954 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 30 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Divide into 20 portions and shape each portion around a cheese cube.
  2. In a large skillet, brown meatballs in oil; drain. Add spaghetti sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until the meat is no longer pink. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 20 meatballs.
You can enjoy Monterey Jack Meatballs by themselves. But for an even heartier meal, serve with cooked pasta and salad. Or serve on rolls for a deliciously different sandwich.
Originally published as Monterey Jack Meatballs in Taste of Home Ground Beef Cookbook 1999, p32

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 each) equals 436 calories, 28 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 126 mg cholesterol, 954 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 30 g protein.

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.

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Reviewed Sep. 30, 2013

Okay. Nothing special.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2009

My husband and I really liked these meatballs. I didn't have a block of monterey jack cheese so I substituted cheddar.

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