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Stuffed mini meatballs: the recipe for a delicious and stringy second course

Stuffed mini meatballs: the recipe for a delicious and stringy second course

I stuffed mini meatballs I’m a second dish easy and tasty that children will also love it, an alternative to meatballs or the classic meatloaf with a delicious filling of baked ham e provolone. In our recipe we have prepared the mixture of mini meatballs with minced meat, breadcrumbs, parmesan, parsley, salt and pepper, without eggs. We then stuffed portions of the dough with ham and cheese and rolled them into small cylinders, before cooking them in the air fryer. You can cook stuffed mini meatballs too baked a 180 °C for about 20 minutes. The end result will be tidbits soft and flowing to be served with a mixed salad or with seasonal vegetables. Here’s how to prepare them in just a few steps.

You can make the filling as you like and use cold cuts and cheeses that you prefer or that you have in the refrigerator.


For the surface

Extra virgin olive oil

How to prepare stuffed mini meatballs

Season the ground beef with salt and pepper, chopped parsley and Parmesan 1.

Stir the mixture, add the breadcrumbs and continue mixing 2.

Make meatballs of the same size and arrange them on squares of parchment paper 3.

Crush the meatballs and put the cooked ham and provolone or the filling of your choice on top 4.

Roll up with parchment paper and seal the meatballs in cylinders 5.

Dip the cylinders of meat in oil and breadcrumbs 6.

Place the mini meat loaves in the air fryer 7 and cook at 180 ° C for 20 minutes. If you decide to bake them in the oven, place them on the baking sheet lined with parchment paper and always bake at 180 ° C for 20-25 minutes.

The stuffed mini meatballs are ready to be served 8.


You can store the stuffed mini meatballs in the fridge for 1-2 days inside an airtight container.

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