Juicy Meatball Skewers

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 2 hr 5 min
  • Ingredients 16
  • Servings 25

Ingredients

2
lb lean (at least 85%) ground beef
1
egg, beaten
1/4
cup Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs
2
tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3
oz Cheddar cheese, cut into 24 (1/2-inch) cubes
2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet
1
tablespoon milk
3
tablespoons sesame seed
24
(4-inch) skewers
Lettuce, if desired
Plum (Roma) tomato slices, if desired
24
pickle slices, if desired
Ketchup and mustard, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil; spray foil with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix beef, egg, bread crumbs, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, salt and pepper. Shape mixture into 24 (1 1/2-inch) balls. Press 1 cheese cube into center of each ball, sealing it inside. Gently place in pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until thoroughly cooked and no longer pink in center.
  • 3
    Reduce oven temperature to 375°F. Unroll both cans of dough onto 2 ungreased cookie sheets to form two12x8-inch rectangles; if using crescent roll dough, firmly press perforations to seal. Brush with milk and sprinkle sesame seed evenly over dough.
  • 4
    Bake at 375°F 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 20 minutes. Cut each crescent sheet into 24 (2x2-inch) squares.
  • 5
    To serve, place 1 crescent square on skewer; add lettuce, tomato, meatball, pickle slice, ketchup and mustard. Top with another crescent square.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Serve up these fun meatball skewers in cups at your next party.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
270mg
11%
Potassium
100mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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