Taco Cheese Stuffed Meatballs are a fun twist for Taco Tuesdays! This easy meatball recipe is taken to the next level with taco seasoning and colby jack cheese.
This recipe was originally posted on The Slow Roasted Italian.
How To Make Taco Cheese Stuffed Meatballs
Step 1: Mix meatball ingredients together until just combined. Do not over-mix.
Step 2: Scoop out 4 tablespoons of beef mixture, flatten then place cheese cube into the center. Bring the edges together to form a ball. Ensure that the meatball is completely sealed. *PRO TIP* Freeze the cheese first to prevent any oozing during the baking.
Step 3: Freeze meatballs on a rimmed sheet pan to ensure they remain round.
Step 4: Broil on high.
How Long Do You Bake Stuffed Meatballs
Okay, so these meatballs aren’t necessarily baked. These meatballs are broiled on high for 10-12 minutes. This method cooks them quickly and also achieves that nice crust on the outside.
Can You Freeze Cheese Stuffed Meatballs
Yes. Make extra meatballs to freeze, double or triple this recipe. Transfer extra meatballs to a rimmed baking sheet and freeze completely. Then transfer frozen meatballs to a ziploc bag or container.
What Can Be A Substitute For Bread Crumbs In Meatballs
Almond flour can be used in place of the breadcrumbs to make this recipe gluten free and low carb.
Ingredients In Taco Cheese Stuffed Meatballs:
- Lean Ground Beef
- Bread Crumbs
- Large Eggs
- Taco Seasoning
- Colby Jack Cheese
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Helpful Tips to make Taco Cheese Stuffed Meatballs:
- Do not overmix the meat or you can end up with tough meatballs.
- Use a cookie dough or ice cream scoop to get uniform meatballs.
- Be sure to fully seal the cheese within the meatballs or all of the cheese will ooze out while broiling.
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Nutrition Information Yield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 525 Total Fat 29g Saturated Fat 14g Trans Fat 1g Unsaturated Fat 12g Cholesterol 224mg Sodium 465mg Carbohydrates 8g Fiber 1g Sugar 1g Protein 54g
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