Macaroni and Cheese Stuffed Meatballs
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Recipe type: dinner
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 8
 
Macaroni and cheese stuffed meatballs are a gooey comfort food that can be served for dinner or at a party.
Ingredients
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  • 1 cup dry macaroni
  • ⅓ stick butter
  • 2 T + 2 teaspoons flour
  • ⅔ cup whole milk
  • ⅔ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Italian parsley
  • Diced or minced garlic
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 egg
  • Sriracha and Lime Pretzel Crisps
Instructions
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  2. Process pretzels into crumbs and pour into a bowl. Boil pasta and drain.
  3. Melt butter in sauce pan. Whisk in flour until thick and paste begins to brown a bit. Whisk in milk until it starts to thicken. Toss in a bit of cheese at a time, whisking in between. Add cheese until it reaches the desired thickness Mix in salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat and pour over pasta.
  4. Place ground beef in a deep dish. Sprinkle over all ingredients, and hand mix in egg with a sprinkle of processed pretzel crumbs. Do not over mix the meat.
  5. Form a thin patty and place a pile of cooled macaroni and cheese on top of patty. Add more ground beef to cover. Form into a ball, then coat meatball in pretzel crumbs.
  6. Heat a skillet to slightly under medium heat. Add cooking oil, then cook meatballs while turning over onto all sides until browned. Check a meatball by cutting in half to see if it is cooked well.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Calories: 200
Recipe by 1 Fine Cookie at http://1finecookie.com/salty/macaroni-and-cheese-stuffed-meatballs/