Delicious mint-flavored beef meatballs dipped in tomato sauce and covered with mozzarella cheese are perfect for a family dinner.

If you are a fan of chicken or lamb, you can choose this type of meat and enjoy!


Doubly Cheesy Beef Meatballs

Juicy Dolby Cheesy Beef Meatballs, covered in gooey mozzarella cheese sounds like the perfect dish to share with the family tonight.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Baking, Dinner, Easy
Cuisine Worldwide
Servings 4 serving
Calories 495 kcal


  • 1 cup torn crustless stale white bread
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup fresh mint finely chopped , plus more for garnish
  • 1 cloves garlic crushed with press
  • 1 lb ground beef chuck (80% lean)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 28 oz crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup lower-sodium beef or chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaves
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded


  • Preheat oven to 375°F / 190°C.
  • In large bowl, soak bread in cold water few minutes. Squeeze out and discard excess water from bread.
  • In other large bowl, add bread, feta, mint and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper, tossing to combine. Add beef and mix until combined.
  • Form into 8 meatballs.
  • In pan, heat oil on medium-high. Add meatballs; cook 10 minutes, turning until browned on two sides. Transfer to large plate.
  • To pan add onion, cook 5 minutes, stirring. Add pressed garlic. Add tomatoes, broth, oregano, bay leaves and 1/4 teaspoon salt, stirring to combine. Heat to boiling on high. Reduce heat,cook 10 minutes or until reduced slightly, stirring often.
  • Add meatballs to tomato sauce and cook 5 minutes.
  • Move to casserole pan. Top with mozzarella cheese.
  • Transfer to oven and bake about 30 minutes or until cheese has browned.
  • Garnish with mint.



Calories: 495kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 42gFat: 27gSaturated Fat: 12gSodium: 1.015mgFiber: 4g
Keyword Beef, Cheese, Dinner, Meatballs
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