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Pepperoni Pizza Meatballs

Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

 

These mouthwatering and irresistible meatballs are filled with pepperoni and mozzarella cheese. Then they're served in a pepperoni sauce. It's like eating Pepperoni Pizza in meatball form! This gluten free recipe is wonderful for company dinners and potlucks.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. 96% lean ground beef
  • 3/4 cup gluten free Italian style bread crumbs
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 2.5 oz. pkg. sliced pepperoni (cut in eighths)
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 8 oz. block mozzarella cheese (cut in one-inch cubes)
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup olive oil (divided use )
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3-4 cloves garlic (sliced or minced)
  • 14.5 oz. can fire-roasted tomatoes with garlic (undrained)
  • 14.5 oz. can tomatoes with celery, green pepper and onion (undrained)
  • 14.5 oz. can stewed tomatoes
  • 3 oz. can tomato paste
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. fennel seeds
  • 32 oz. jar spaghetti sauce
  • 2.5 oz. pkg. mini pepperoni
  • 16 oz. pkg. Ronzoni gluten free spaghetti (cooked and drained)
  • shredded Parmesan cheese (for garnish)
  • Chopped fresh parsley (for garnish)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Chop up the large sliced pepperoni into eighths. Set aside. In a large bowl, combine beef, chopped pepperoni, bread...
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Pepperoni Pizza Meatballs

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Author:
Teresa
Cuisine:
Italian
Category:
Beef
Recipe Yields:
8
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