Chef-Approved Stuffed Italian Ground Beef Meatballs Recipe: Man, These Are Good Meatballs by Marcus Lopez

Beef Dinner Budget-friendly
3 months ago
Chef-Approved Stuffed Italian Ground Beef Meatballs Recipe: Man, These Are Good Meatballs

My son's dinner choice recently was ground beef meatballs. He prepped and fired the whole thing. Oh, man, they're good, too. Great choice! The dude is getting good at getting good!

This easy meatball recipe is great on its own or over pasta. We doubled down with this stuffed meatball recipe and used the leftovers on top of spaghetti squash. Bone apple tea!

Cuisine: Italian 
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup  breadcrumbs
  • chopped onion, to taste
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 block (8 ounces) mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 6 - 30 garlic cloves (measure with your heart)
  • seasonings of your choice (basil, oregano, Italian seasoning, etc.)

For Serving

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Combine all the meatball ingredients. Roll into balls, putting a cube of cheese in the center of each. Sear them in a pan in a little olive oil until browned.
  2. Put the meatballs into a preheated 400-degree F oven or air fryer and bake until cooked through.
  3. To serve, heat up the marinara sauce. Put the meatballs onto a plate and top with the hot marinara and grated Parmesan cheese (measure this with your heart, too).

Need help converting cooking and baking measurements? Here are some handy kitchen conversion charts. Here's how to submit your recipes to 30Seconds.

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community, and follow us on Facebook to get recipes in your newsfeed daily. Inspire and be inspired.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Nonna's Famous Italian Meatball Recipe: These Ground Beef Meatballs Melt in Your Mouth

Italian Meatballs Recipe With Chunky Marinara & Spaghetti Squash: A Healthy & Filling Italian Dinner

Pork & Quinoa Meatball Recipe: Pasta & Pork Meatballs Recipe Is on the Table in Less Than 30 Minutes

Grandma's Porcupine Meatballs Recipe: A Gift From the Great Depression

Donna John
This guy is my cousin (third cousin, maybe?). I don't know, but we're related. He's a great chef!
bepositive
Looking so good. 😍

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

5-Ingredient Buffalo Cauliflower Bites Recipe: So Much Flavor, Your Mouth Won't Know What Hit It

15-Minute Stovetop Macaroni & Cheese Recipe: A Kid-friendly Thanksgiving Side Dish

Best 6-Ingredient Meat Sauce Recipe Will Make You Wish Every Night Was Pasta Night

The Absolute Creamiest Macaroni & Cheese Recipe You Will Ever Make in 20 Minutes

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for 30Seconds.com and get the best of our tips each week!