Cheese Stuffed Meatballs Wrapped in Bacon and Pastry Dough
 
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Cheese Stuffed Meatballs Wrapped in Bacon and Pastry Dough Recipe Bacon, Meatballs and Mozzarella Cheese in a Puff Pastry Shell.
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 Pound of Ground Veal/Beef/Pork (or sub ground beef)
  • 6 Oz Fresh Mozzarella Cheese
  • 12 Bacon Strips
  • 2 Eggs (beaten)
  • ¼ Cup Milk
  • 1 Cup Panko Bread Crumbs
  • 3 Garlic Cloves (chopped)
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • ½ Teaspoon Pepper
  • ½ Teaspoon Worcester Sauce
  • ¼ Cup Fresh Parsley (chopped)
  • 2 Puff Pastry Dough Sheets
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter (melted)
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 Degrees.
  2. In a bowl, gently fold together the meat, eggs, milk, bread crumbs, garlic, Worcester sauce, salt, pepper and parsley.
  3. Make 6 large meatballs, stuff each with an oz of fresh mozzarella cheese.
  4. Wrap each meatball with 2 strips of bacon.
  5. Fry each meatball until the bacon is crisp and let cool for 5 mins.
  6. Defrost and roll out the pastry dough until it is 1/16 inch thick.
  7. Cut each pastry sheet into 3 equal parts each.
  8. Wrap the meatballs in the pastry dough and pinch closed (no air vents needed).
  9. Brush each pastry meatball with melted butter.
  10. Place the meatballs on a baking sheet and cook for 25 mins.
  11. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly before serving.
Recipe by Cooking Divine at http://www.cookingdivine.com/recipes/cheese-stuffed-meatballs-wrapped-in-bacon-and-pastry-dough/