Cheesy Meatballs
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Serves: 2
A combination of parmesan and mozzarella cheeses transform these meatballs into a delicious treat alongside your favorite pasta and tomato sauce. Using a mixture of ground pork and ground beef really makes these something special for a flavorful classic dinner.
  • 1 lb ground meat (I used half ground beef and half ground pork)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a bowl, combine all ingredients except the olive oil, and mash together by hand or with a spoon. Form 6-8 2"-diameter balls and set aside.
  3. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the olive oil. Gently place the meatballs in the skillet and cook until brown and crispy, making sure to flip the meatballs every 4-5 minutes to get all sides brown.
  4. Transfer the meatballs to an ovenproof baking dish and bake for another 5-10 minutes to make sure they are cooked through.
  5. Serve alongside pasta and a good tomato sauce. Enjoy!
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