These Mozzarella Stuffed Turkey Meatballs are simple to put together and make for the perfect addition to pasta for a weeknight dinner or dip them in sauce as an appetizer or snack!
We made these Mozzarella Stuffed Turkey Meatballs with turkey, however, beef or chicken could be substituted as well. These meatballs could also be made without the cheese (if you must) for a simple turkey meatball.
How to make Mozzarella Stuffed Turkey Meatballs
First, combine all of the ingredients except for the mozzarella. Then, divide into meatballs (approximately 15-20). After that, cut up your cheese sticks into chunks to stuff the meatballs. Be sure to cut the cheese sticks into the same number of chunks as meatballs you have ready.
Then, flatten the meatball mixture in your hand, place on a piece of cheese and roll the meat around the cheese. Place on a baking sheet.
Finally, bake at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes or until golden brown on the outside. Some cheese may ooze out from the inside! Serve your meatballs with pasta or sauce for dipping and enjoy!
If you like this recipe, or just enjoy meatballs be sure to check out our Turkey Zucchini Meatballs and Big Batch Chicken Meatballs. Looking for more meal recipes, see our Butternut Squash Risotto with Bacon, Chicken Marbella, Homemade Macaroni and Cheese, Shepherd’s Pie, Garlic Broccoli Lo Mein, Feta Turkey Burgers with Carrot and Sweet Potato Fries, Turkey Sloppy Joes and Roasted Vegetable Quesadillas.
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- 1 lb ground turkey
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 tsp Italian seasoning
- 1/3 cup bread crumbs
- 3 mozzarella cheese sticks
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Combine all ingredients except for cheese sticks.
- Divide meatball mixture into 15-20 meatball portions.
- Cut cheese sticks into chunks (the same number as meatballs you have).
- Flatten meatball mixture in hand and press cheese into middle. Wrap meat around cheese and roll into a ball.
- Place meatballs on a greased baking sheet.
- Bake at 350 degrees about 20 minutes or until golden brown.
- Serve with pasta or sauce for dipping and enjoy!
Divide meat into balls before cutting cheese sticks so you know how many pieces of cheese you will need.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 411Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 184mgSodium: 894mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 36g