Meatball Breadstick Bites with Marinara

Three ingredients is all it takes to make these easy, impressive appetizers. Frozen meatballs make prep quick.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
can Pillsbury™ refrigerated original breadsticks
24
frozen meatballs, heated as directed on package, drained on paper towels
1/3
cup sesame seed
2
cups marinara sauce, heated

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 Unroll dough; separate into 12 breadsticks. Cut each breadstick in half to make 24 small breadsticks.
  • 3 Wrap 1 breadstick around each meatball, pinching ends together to seal well. Place sesame seed in small shallow dish; roll each meatball in sesame seed to coat dough. Insert toothpick into sealed end of each breadstick and through meatball to secure. Place wrapped meatballs upright on cookie sheet.
  • 4 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until breadsticks are golden brown and meatballs are heated through. Serve meatball bites with marinara sauce.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 Unroll dough; separate into 12 breadsticks. Cut each breadstick in half to make 24 small breadsticks.
  • 3 Wrap 1 breadstick around each meatball, pinching ends together to seal well. Place sesame seed in small shallow dish; roll each meatball in sesame seed to coat dough. Insert toothpick into sealed end of each breadstick and through meatball to secure. Place wrapped meatballs upright on cookie sheet.
  • 4 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until breadsticks are golden brown and meatballs are heated through. Serve meatball bites with marinara sauce.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Have a little extra time? Make your meatballs from scratch. Or, pick up your favorite meatballs from the deli counter for a special touch.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Breadstick Bite
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
330mg
330%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.