Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatballs

Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatballs


"Ground turkey meatballs served with spaghetti and sauce will be a hit with the entire family when they discover the hidden pocket of cheese inside the meatballs."


35 m servings 497 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 497 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 15.9 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 61.5g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 33 g
  • 66%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 76 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 788 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions, omitting salt.
  2. Meanwhile, combine turkey, Egg Beaters and bread crumbs in bowl just until combined. Divide mixture into 18 portions. Cut cheese into 18 equal pieces (about 1/2 inch). Place 1 piece cheese in center of each meat portion and gently shape into ball.
  3. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add meatballs; cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning gently to brown all sides. Cook 2 to 3 minutes more or until meat is no longer pink. Remove drippings. Pour sauce over meatballs; heat until sauce is hot, stirring occasionally.
  4. To serve, divide spaghetti between each plate and top with 3 meatballs and sauce each.
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  1. 27 Ratings


I took this recipe and made a few changes and it was delicious. 1. I used a mixture of ground pork and beef instead of turkey (.75 lbs beef, .25 lbs pork). 2. Instead of frying the meatballs I ...

I used this as a base recipe. They turned out stupendous! Made them three days in a row. Changes I made: used ground beef, add salt and pepper to taste, cubed mozarella instead of using cheese s...

Recipe was simple and quite easy. I found it odd that there were no other seasonings besides the bread crumbs so I added salt, pepper and onion powder. I would probably try baking the meatballs ...

Very good! I made some changes though. I added 1T chopped onion, 2T grated parmesan cheese, 1t seasoned salt, and 1/4t pepper. I didn't have egg beaters so I used one beaten egg instead and u...

These little guys are SO TASTY and versatile! My family's all time favorite is when I make these with BBQ sauce around the holidays. Instead of chopping up mozzerella cheese, I just use the fr...

I made these one evening for my family using Johnsonville Mild Italian Sausage. Very tasty and flavorful!

Used ground venison, browned the meatballs and then baked in the oven with a little sauce over them for 15 minutes at 350 degrees. Came out perfectly cooked. Definitely needs spices in the meat ...

I thought these were good, first time ever using ground turkey. I added salt, pepper, onion and garlic powder, otherwise did everything the same. I think next time I will bake them instead of fr...

Sorry, thought it was bland. Needed Italian spices, garlic, onion, crushed fennel seeds, maybe.