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Monterey Jack Meatballs Recipe

Monterey Jack Meatballs Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

Nutritional Facts

4 each: 436 calories, 28g fat (11g saturated fat), 126mg cholesterol, 954mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 30g protein

Reviews for Monterey Jack Meatballs

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2014

"Recipe saved to RB! For a **person with Type I Diabetes**, these seem to be friendly with 15grams carbs. per serving. THANK YOU for sharing. J."

MY REVIEW
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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