caprese meatball skewers

SERVES

4-8

PREP TIME

15 MINS

COOK TIME

20 MINS

MODEL NUMBER

TP-15

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • ½ minced red onion
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp. Olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. Chopped basil
  • 1 tsp. Dried oregano
  • ½ tsp. Salt
  • ¼ tsp. Black pepper
  • 8-12 oz. mini mozzarella balls
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Favorite tomato or marinara sauce, for dipping

caprese meatball skewers video

How to make the yummy cAprese meatball SKEWERS

Step 1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.


Step 2. In a bowl, combine the spices, red onion, garlic, basil, oil and beef together in a large bowl. Mix together.


Step 3. Form the meatballs into small balls about the same size are the mini mozzarella balls and the tomatoes. Place them on a sheet pan and roast for 15-20 minutes, or until they reach your desired internal temperature on your Thermopro thermometer, about 160 degrees Fahrenheit. 


Step 4Tent them with foil and allow them to rest for 5 minutes.


Step 5. Once the meatballs are cooked, thread skewers or toothpicks with a cherry tomato, followed by a piece of mozzarella, a piece of folded up basil and then a meatball on the bottom. Repeat with all of the meatballs.


Step 6Arrange the meatball bites on a plate and serve with your favorite tomato sauce for dipping and enjoy.


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