Mike’s Surprise Meatballs

An old favorite of the family is homemade spaghetti  and meatballs.  I used to just throw this together but one day I wanted to do something different and I threw some cheese into the middle.  I really like the outcome…

Mike's Surprise Meatballs

Its not fancy but it works. A simple, quick easy meatball recipe.
Course Dinner, Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 24 meatballs


  • 1 lb Ground Pork
  • 2 lb Ground Beef
  • 1/2 cup Italian Bread Crumbs
  • 3 Eggs
  • 4 Cheese Sticks
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Chop the 4 cheese sticks into pieces the same length as they are wide.
  2. Combine Pork and Beef in a bowl
  3. Add BreadCrumbs and Eggs
  4. Combine all until well mixed and smooth
  5. Combine into Meatballs....Process is to make a 1/4 pattie about 3-4" in diameter. Flatten in the palm of your hand. Put 1 piece of cheese in the middle and then roll into a ball.
  6. Roll out onto Cookie Sheets. Cook or Bake as desired. Personally, I like to broil for 8-10 minutes then cook in sauce.

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