Stuffed Meatballs with Spaghetti Recipe serves: 4
Prep Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 25 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 870
Calories from Fat 390
Total Fat 43 g
Saturated Fat 15 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 190 mg
Sodium 1920 mg
Total Carbs 69 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 21 g
Protein 52 g
Vitamin A 50 %
Vitamin C 70 %
Calcium 45 %
Iron 40 %

Stuffed Meatballs with Spaghetti

Ingredients

  • 2 slices bacon
  • 3/4 lb. ground pork
  • 3/4 lb. ground veal
  • 1/2 small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup plain dry bread crumbs
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 4 ounces Parmesan cheese, cut into 16 cubes
  • 2 Tbsp. Bertolli® Classico™ Olive Oil
  • 1 jar Bertolli® Vidalia Onion with Roasted Garlic Sauce
  • 8 ounces spaghetti, cooked and drained

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Cook bacon in 10-inch skillet. Let cool, then cut into 16 even pieces; set aside.
  3. Combine pork, veal, onion, basil, parsley, egg, bread crumbs, garlic, salt and pepper in medium bowl; shape into 16 meatballs. Split each meatball in half, then put cheese and bacon in center; seal. Arrange meatballs in 11 x 13-inch baking dish, then drizzle with Olive Oil. Bake 20 minutes.
  4. Heat Sauce in 2-quart saucepan over low heat, then add meatballs and cook 10 minutes or until meatballs are done. Serve over hot spaghetti and garnish, if desired, with grated Parmesan cheese and additional parsley.

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