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Bocconcini-stuffed meatballs

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18 Canadian Mini Bocconcini, (around 1 lb – 450 g)
1 lb (450 g) lean ground beef
1 egg
1/3 cup (75 mL) breadcrumbs
2 tsp (10 mL) Cajun spices
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1/3 cup (75 mL) barbecue sauce
1/4 cup (60 mL) applesauce
1 tsp (5 mL) lime zest

Yields: 18 meatballs (6 servings)

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  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 8 mins
  • Yields 18 meatballs (6 servings)
  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 8 mins
  • Yields 18 meatballs (6 servings)

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Ingredients

18 Canadian Mini Bocconcini, (around 1 lb – 450 g)
1 lb (450 g) lean ground beef
1 egg
1/3 cup (75 mL) breadcrumbs
2 tsp (10 mL) Cajun spices
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1/3 cup (75 mL) barbecue sauce
1/4 cup (60 mL) applesauce
1 tsp (5 mL) lime zest

Preparation

  • Drain Bocconcini and place on a plate lined with paper towels to dry.
  • Preheat oven to 475°F (250°C).
  • In a bowl, mix meat with egg, breadcrumbs, spices, salt and pepper.
  • Make a small patty with some of the meat mixture, place a Bocconcini in the centre and close meat around the cheese. Roll meatball between your hands to seal cheese in well. Repeat for remaining Bocconcini.
  • Place meatballs on a parchment-lined baking sheet and cook in the oven for 8 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, mix barbecue sauce, applesauce and lime zest. Serve sauce hot or cold with meatballs.  

Tips

Variations:
Cheese alternatives: Canadian Gouda, Havarti, Mozzarella.

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Did you know?

Canadian cheese is made from quality Canadian milk, your guarantee of purity, freshness and quality.

Browse our Canadian Cheese Repertoire to find fresh favourites

Did you know?

Canadian cheese is made from quality Canadian milk, your guarantee of purity, freshness and quality.

Browse our Canadian Cheese Repertoire to find fresh favourites

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 399 Calories
Protein: 31 g
Carbohydrate: 12 g
Fat: 25 g
Fibre: 0.8 g
Sodium: 633 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 12 % / 137 mg
Vitamin B12: 95 %
Zinc: 50 %
Selenium: 38 %
Phosphorus: 33 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

This recipe contains 1 1/2 milk product serving(s) per person.

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