Fresh mozzarella is the hidden surprise in these easy to make meatballs.
PREP TIME 15 MINS
COOK TIME 15MINS
•350grams lean mince meat beef or lamb
•1 cup breadcrumbs
•1/4 cup chopped parsley (divided)
•2 garlic cloves, minced
•1cup mozzarella cheese, grated
•1 tbsp. olive oil
1. Grate mozzarella cheese and set aside.
2. In a medium bowl, combine beef, breadcrumbs, eggs, 2 tablespoons of parsley, garlic cloves and. Season to taste with salt and pepper and stir to combine. Scoop meatball mixture into small ball (about 2 tablespoons) and press some mozzarella into the center, sealing meat tightly around cheese. Repeat with remaining meatball mixture and cheese.
3.Heat olive oil in a large pan/skillet over medium-high heat. Add the meatballs and cook to brown on all sides. When the meatballs have developed a nice crust, remove them from the pan and rest.
4. Serve warm. Garnish with more parsley and Parmesan for an extra cheesy kick.