Cheese Stuffed Bacon Meatballs (Aaron Mccargo, Jr.)
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|Fri, 02-22-2013 - 8:26pm|
8 -10 slices apple-smoked bacon
1 lb ground chuck
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 (1 1/4 ounce) packages onion soup mix
1/2 cup panko
1 tablespoon coarse black pepper
1 tablespoon beef stock
8 -10 bite-size fresh mozzarella cheese balls
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Arrange the bacon slices on a sheet pan. Put in the oven and bake until crisp, about 8 to 10 minutes. Remove the bacon from the pan to a cutting board and chop. Set aside.
In a large bowl, mix together the beef, Worcestershire, onion soup mix, bread crumbs, black pepper, stock and the chopped bacon.
Form portions of the meat around the mozzarella to make smooth balls. Arrange the meatballs on a sheet pan with a rack and bake until thoroughly browned, about 10 to 15 minutes.
Serve with Pasta and Marinara Sauce.