Spinach Dip–Stuffed Meatballs



Makes 15–18 meatballs

INGREDIENTS

8 oz cream cheese
¼ cup cooked spinach
1 Tbsp. garlic powder
1 cup shredded mozzarella
½ lb ground beef
½ lb ground pork
1 large egg
¼ cup parsley
½ cup Italian breadcrumbs
1 tsp kosher salt
½ tsp pepper
2 cups marinara sauce
½ lb cooked fettuccine, or your favorite pasta


INSTRUCTIONS

Mix cream cheese, spinach, garlic powder, and mozzarella until smooth.
Mix ground beef, pork, egg, parsley, breadcrumbs, salt, and pepper until evenly combined. Take a golf ball-sized handful of the meatball mixture and press it flat in the palm of your hand. Place a spoonful of the spinach dip in the center of the meat and fold the edges over the dip, sealing it and rolling into a ball. Repeat with the remaining meat and dip.
In a pan over medium-high heat, sear meatballs for about a minute, then flip.
Add the marinara sauce and mix. Cook for about 15 minutes, until meatballs are cooked through and sauce is thick. Serve with fettuccine and enjoy!

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