Mozzarella & Parmesan Stuffed Meat Balls Recipe
Mozzarella & Parmesan Stuffed Meat Balls Recipe is a very easy and tasty recipe made with authentic Italian herbs in tomato based sauce.
Mozzarella & Parmesan Stuffed Meat Balls Recipe is a very easy and tasty recipe made with authentic Italian herbs in tomato based sauce. The inclusion of cheese in meatballs makes you go crazy over this dish. No one can eat just one of these yummy mozzarella and parmesan stuffed meatballs, though! The dense flavors of mozzarella and parmesan cheese make the meat taste soft and tender. The Italian herbs add to its flavor fullness. The combination of tomato, herbs and cheese makes it the best recipe that can be served as starters or be included as a side dish in the main course. You can serve Mozzarella & Parmesan Stuffed Meat Balls Recipe hot with cooked rice, Penne Pasta In Marinara Sauce Recipe or spaghetti of your choice.
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- 200 grams Mutton , minced
- 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese , grated
- 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese , cubes
- 1 Onion , chopped finely
- 2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
- 2 Green Chillies , chopped
- 1/4 cup Coriander (Dhania) Leaves
- 3/4 cup Parsley leaves
- 1 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
- Olive Oil , as required
- Salt , to taste Ingredients For Sauce
- 2 cups Homemade tomato puree
- 1 teaspoon Del Monte Olive Oil
- 1/2 teaspoon Mixed Herbs (Dried)
- 1/2 teaspoon Basil leaves
- 1/2 teaspoon Dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Rosemary
- Salt , to taste
How to make Mozzarella & Parmesan Stuffed Meat Balls Recipe
To prepare Mozzarella & Parmesan Stuffed Meat Balls Recipe, firstly get ready with all the ingredients required.
In a bowl, add minced mutton, salt, black pepper powder, chopped onion, green chillies, chopped cilantro, chopped parsley, ginger-garlic paste along with few drops of olive oil and make small balls.
Add a cube of mozzarella cheese and grated parmesan cheese in each meatball and smoothen the surface to form round balls.
Keep the meatballs in the refrigerator for an hour to firm up.
To prepare the tomato puree, first, make a cross slit at the base of tomatoes and boil them till they begin to leave their skin. Making a cross slit eases helps to remove the tomato skin easily when they are piping hot.
Grind the tomato pulp discarding their skin, in a mixer jar and the puree, is ready.
Pre-heat the oven at 200 degree Celsius for 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a pan, heat oil on medium flame. Add all the sauce ingredients and bring it to a boil.
In the baking tray, pour half the amount of tomato sauce.
Above the sauce, place the meatballs one by one.
Place the tray in the oven for 15 minutes at 180 degree Celsius to bake.
After 15 minutes, take the tray out, turn the meatballs to the other side and pour rest of the tomato sauce on them.
Place some mozzarella cubes and parmesan cheese on top.
Again place the baking tray in the oven to bake for 20 -25 minutes at 180 degree Celsius.
After approximately 20 minutes, take the tray out and check if the meatballs have cooked properly from within. If they are yet to be cooked, keep for another 5 minutes.
The cheesy tangy and spicy Mozzarella & Parmesan Stuffed Meat Balls Recipe are ready to be served as snacks or main course with rice, Penne Pasta In Marinara Sauce Recipe or spaghetti of your choice.
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