Mac and Cheese Stuffed Meatballs
Mac and Cheese Stuffed Meatballs
  • prep: 45 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 1 hr 5 min
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  • Ingredients

    • For the meatballs:
    • 8 ounces smoked bacon
    • Pound ground beef, 90/10 or 93/7 preferred
    • 8 ounces ground pork
    • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
    • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
    • 2 teaspoons dry oregano
    • ½ teaspoon ground fennel
    • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
    • ½ cup panko bread crumbs
    • 1 egg
    • For the macaroni and cheese filling:
    • 3 ounces (about ¾ cup) elbow pasta
    • 3.5 ounces (about 1 cup) shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese
    • 1 ounce cream cheese
    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
    • ½ teaspoons kosher salt
    • ½ teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
    • ½ cup half and half

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 789 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 54 g 82.31%
    • Saturated Fat: 22 g 109.53%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 129 mg 43.13%
    • Sodium: 2019 mg 84.13%
    • Calcium: 207 mg 20.69%
    • Potassium: 400 mg 11.43%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 22.94%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 37 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.71%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 38 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 16.81%
    • Vitamin C 0.85%
    • Vitamin D 0.57%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat9
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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