Cheese Stuffed Meatballs | Meatball Party Appetizer

Get your party started with these outrageous Cheese-Stuffed Meatballs!

You won’t find a tastier party appetizer than this, or a better way to top your favorite pasta.

It’s a simple recipe with some wonderfully complex and classic flavors. Like any meatball, a simple ground beef mixture is the base of the recipe, along with the right combination of spices. Once the meatballs are rolled up, you then place a mozzarella cube in the center of each meatball, taking care to ensure the cheese is entirely covered. Then all that’s required is popping them in the oven.

You’ve had meatballs before, but certainly not like this, and never this tasty!

Cheese-Stuffed Meatballs Video Recipe

Ingredients you will need:

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 3/4 C. plain bread crumbs
  • 1/2 C. water
  • 2 T. fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 t. garlic powder
  • 2 t. BBQ seasoning (try Rada’s BBQ Seasoning)
  • 1 8 oz. block mozzarella cut into 20 (1/2-inch) cubes

In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients except for mozzarella cubes. Mix well.

Kristi adds seasoning to mixture.

Roll meat mixture into 20 meatballs.

Ground beef is rolled into balls.

Form each meatball around a cheese cube.

Cheese is placed in a meatball.

Cover each cube completely. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking oil. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes. Serve immediately.

Kristi rolls meatballs.

Serve immediately and enjoy!

Kristi poses with completed meatballs.

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Cheese-Stuffed Meatballs Video Transcript

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Hi, Kristi in the Rada Cutlery kitchen, today I want to show you how to make cheese-stuffed meatballs. These are a great appetizer, as a main dish, or to serve on top of your favorite pasta.

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Coat a baking pan with cooking spray. Make a mixture out of one pound of ground beef, three-fourth’s cup plain breadcrumbs, a half cup of water, two tablespoons of chopped, fresh parsley, one egg, one and a half teaspoons of garlic powder, and two teaspoons of Rada Barbecue Seasoning. Divide the mixture into fifteen to twenty meatballs.

Form each meatball around the half-inch mozzarella cube, making sure to completely cover the cheese. Place the meatballs in the baking pan and bake for fifteen to twenty minutes, or until no longer pink. Serve immediately.

And there you have amazing cheese-stuffed meatballs! Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel, and visit us on our website at

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