• Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatballs and "Spaghetti"

Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatballs and "Spaghetti"

40 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (485 g) each
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Prep Time
40
min.
Total Time
40
min.
Servings

4 servings, 1/4 recipe (485 g) each

Enjoy the flavorful surprise of cheese oozing out of every tasty bite of these easy-to-stuff meatballs. An extra bonus is serving these delicious meatballs with cooked spaghetti squash instead of the traditional spaghetti. Spaghetti squash is just what it sounds like – a squash that gives you spaghetti-like strands when cooked.

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  • Mix meat, onions, bread crumbs, egg and 2 Tbsp. dressing just until blended. Divide into 12 portions. Press 1 cheese cube into centre of each meat portion, then roll into ball.
  • Heat remaining dressing in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add meatballs; cook 8 to 10 min. or until lightly browned, turning frequently. Stir in tomatoes; simmer 10 min. or until meatballs are done (160ºF), stirring occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, cut squash lengthwise in half. Use spoon to scoop out seeds and membranes; discard. Place squash, cut sides down, in microwaveable baking dish. Add enough water to dish to fill to 1-inch depth. Microwave on HIGH 12 min. or until squash can easily be pierced with fork. Cool slightly. Use fork to scrape squash into spaghetti-like strands.
  • Serve squash topped with meatballs.

Make Ahead

The spaghetti squash can be cooked ahead of time. Microwave squash and pull into strands as directed; place in large microwaveable bowl. Cool, then refrigerate up to 2 days. Discard both squash shells. When ready to serve, microwave squash on HIGH 3 to 5 min. or until heated through. Add remaining ingredients; mix lightly with fork. Microwave 2 min. or until heated through.

Special Extra

Sprinkle with 1/4 cup Kraft 100% Parmesan Grated Cheese before serving.

Servings

  • 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (485 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (485 g) each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 470
% Daily Value
Total fat 20g
Saturated fat 9g
Cholesterol 135mg
Sodium 1000mg
Carbohydrate 35g
Dietary fibre 6g
Sugars 15g
Protein 37g
   
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 70 %DV
Calcium 25 %DV
Iron 35 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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