Cheese-Stuffed Meatballs

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Cheese Stuffed Meatballs

Surprise! At the center of each of these flavorful meatballs hides a cheesy, gooey center. This is a favorite entree in my house which is often requested. I am happy to oblige — these stuffed meatballs are very easy to make.

Cheese-Stuffed Meatballs
 
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Recipe type: Entree, Gluten Free, Low Carb, Primal
Yield: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef (85/15)
  • 2 oz sharp cheddar, cubed into 8 cubes
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Olive oil spray
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Divide the ground beef into eight equal portions. Flatten each portion into a circle. Place a cheese cube in the middle of each circle. Shape each circle into a meatball, sealing well.
  3. In a shallow bowl, mix together the salt, pepper, garlic powder and smoked paprika. Roll the meatballs in the mixture.
  4. Place the meatballs on the prepared baking sheet. Lightly spray them with olive oil. Bake until cooked through, about 20 minutes. Allow to rest 5 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Per Serving
Serving size: 2 large meatballs; Calories: 311; Fat: 23g; Saturated fat: 10g; Carbohydrates: 1g; Sugar: 0g; Sodium: 443mg; Fiber: 0g; Protein: 25g

Cheese Stuffed Meatballs

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