Blue Cheese-Stuffed Buffalo Meatballs


BLUE CHEESE-STUFFED BUFFALO MEATBALLS
Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1/4 small red onion, grated
  • 2 gloves garlic, minced
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon powdered Ranch Dip mix
  • 4 ounce block blue cheese cheese, cut into 1/2” cubes
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup buffalo wing sauce

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. With a fork, stir together turkey, onion, garlic, egg white, bread crumbs, and ranch dip mix in a large bowl. Mix until just combined. This recipe will make 16 meatballs. Divide mixture into quarters, then make each quarter into 4 balls.
  3. Press a cube of blue cheese into the center of each ball then form the mixture around cheese to seal. Roll into a ball.
  4. Place meatballs on a non-stick sprayed cooling rack set on top of a baking sheet and then bake for 16-18 minutes or until cooked through.
  5. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Then add buffalo wing sauce and stir to combine. Add cooked meatballs to skillet using a spoon to coat them with sauce. Place a lid on the skillet and turn heat to low to keep the meatballs warm.
  6. Alternatively. you can finish the meatballs in a slow cooker. Simply put the butter, buffalo wing sauce, and meatballs into a slow cooker and set on high for about 20 minutes or until warm.
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