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Jumbo Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

These jumbo beef meatballs are stuffed with Mozzarella Cheese and baked in a skillet full of sauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: beef, cheese, garlic, giant, ground beef, jumbo, low carb, marinara, meatballs, mozzarella, parmesan, Pasta, Stuffed
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 677kcal

Ingredients

Sauce

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper
  • 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • cup beef broth
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper

Meatballs

  • 2 lb lean ground beef
  • ½ cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese grated
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 4 oz fresh mozzarella cut into 4 cubes

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400°. Heat a large oven safe skillet on the stove over medium heat.

Sauce

  • Add the olive oil, garlic and red pepper flakes to the skillet. Cook for 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes, broth, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper and combine. Reduce the heat to low and allow the sauce to simmer.

Meatballs

  • In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, breadcrumbs, eggs, parmesan, salt, pepper, garlic powder and Italian seasoning until well incorporated. Separate into 4 equal portions and create a ball with each. Shove 1 oz of the fresh mozzarella into the center of each ball and ensure that the meat is completely covering the cheese.
  • Place the meatballs in the skillet with the sace. Bake in the preheated oven for 45-50 minutes, or until the beef is cooked through. Serve the meatballs with the sauce from the skillet.

Nutrition

Sodium: 1943mg | Calcium: 457mg | Vitamin C: 19.6mg | Vitamin A: 960IU | Sugar: 10g | Fiber: 5g | Potassium: 1541mg | Cholesterol: 253mg | Calories: 677kcal | Saturated Fat: 13g | Fat: 32g | Protein: 69g | Carbohydrates: 29g | Iron: 10.2mg