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Delectable & Delicious Meatball Wellington

This recipe happened when our meatball recipe met puff pastry
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Delectable Meatball Wellington

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Extra Lean Ground Beef
  • 1 box Thawed puff pastry
  • 3/4 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 2 Eggs, one for meatballs & one for eggwash
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Pepper
  • 3/4 cup Onion, Minced
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Parsley, chopped
  • 3-4 leaves Basil leaves, chopped for garnish
  • 2 cups Mozzarella, shreaded
  • 3 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated for garnish
  • Your favorite spaghetti sauce.

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine ground beef, bread crumbs, one egg, salt, pepper, minced onion, minced garlic cloves, and chopped parsley.
  • Shape into 1-1/2" balls.
  • Set each formed meatball onto a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
  • Broil 7-10 minutes. Set aside to cool to touch.
  • Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Flour work surface and place puff pastry onto it. Using a rolling pin to smooth and flatten folds in puff pastry.
  • Using a knife or pizza cutter, cut each puff pastry sheet into approximately 4" squares.
  • Once the meatballs have cooled, begin forming the puff pastry around meatballs.
  • Lay one square of puff pastry down on your work surface, add a heaping tablespoon of shredded mozzarella cheese onto the center of the puff pastry.
  • Next place one meatball on top of puff pastry square and cheese. Fold the puff pastry up and around meatball-making sure the puff pastry is sealed completely.
  • Place each puff pastry onto a parchment paper-lined baking sheet, seam side down.
  • After all of the meatballs have been wrapped in puff pastry and arranged onto a baking sheet.
    Make a simple egg wash using one beaten egg. Brush each Meatball Wellington with egg wash.
  • Bake in 400 degree preheated oven for 25 minutes and until the have a golden tone.
  • Serve on top of your favorite spaghetti sauce, garnish with basil and cheese. Try it with our Semi-Homemade Spaghetti Sauce Recipe or our delicious Vodka Pasta Sauce.
  • This is also delicious on top of a swirled bed of spaghetti.