MEATBALLS A LA PIZZAIOLA
1 pckg Meatball Seasoning by Twisted Pepper CO.
1 pckg Marinara Seasoning by Twisted Pepper Co.
1.5 lb ground chuck
1 lb ground pork
2/3 cup milk
1 cup bread crumbs (progresso plain)
1 can (14 oz) crushed tomatoes
1 can (6 oz) tomato paste
8 oz smoked mozzarella cheese
1/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 350°, dice the smoked mozzarella, set aside. Make the meatballs following directions on meatball package adding the mozzarella and parmesan cheese.
Insert 1 cube smoked mozzarella cheese into the center of each meatball and form the meat around it, enclosing the cheese. Bake for 20 minutes.
Top with Marinara Sauce: In med. Saucepan, add tomatoes, tomato paste and 1 cups water, 1 pckg of Twisted Pepper Marinara Seasoning Mix, simmer for about 10 to 15 minutes, add meatballs and serve.
Makes 36 meatballs