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Pinterest Kitchen: Meatball Stuffed Buns

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So, I love pasta. I just do. And so anything related to cheese, meatballs and marinara sauce is right up my alley.

When I found this recipe for meatball stuffed buns on Pinterest I was all “hell. yeah.”

And? It looked so easy to make. Double bonus for these meatball buns. I knew they’d be in my belly soon.

I think the only changes that I made were the following:

- a commenter on the original blog post (over on Menu Musings of a Modern American Mom) suggested melting butter, sprinkling the spices in the meted butter and then spreading this mixture onto the buns before baking them.

- In the original post it was not clear if she used both halves of the biscuit to wrap the meatballs and cheese, like a pocket, but that’s what I did because I found that one half wasn’t enough to completely surround the meatball and cheese.

- I didn’t make as many as she did, I used her original recipe quantity to share, but I only used 2 cheese sticks and five meatballs (since there were only two of us eating).

- I made a small side of penne pasta with marinara to eat with it.

However you choose to make this warm deliciousness. Enjoy because it. is. good.

Meatball Stuffed Buns

Meal type Appetizer, Main Dish, Side Dish
Misc Serve Hot
Website Menu Musings of a Modern American Mom
A delicious pocket of goodness filled with meatballs and cheese. Dip these buns in marinara sauce for extra Yum!

Ingredients

  • 1 can Pillsbury Golden Layers Biscuits
  • 10 Frozen Fully Cooked Italian Style Meatballs (Thawed and cut in half)
  • 5 sticks String Cheese
  • sprinkle Dried Basil
  • sprinkle Dried Oregano
  • sprinkle Garlic Powder
  • sprinkle Black Pepper
  • 1 Medium Cup of Marinara Sauce

Directions

Step 1
Pre-heat your oven to 375 degrees.
Step 2
Thaw out your meatballs by placing them in the microwave. (Use the package directions as your guide)
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Step 3
Cut the string cheese into pieces. (4 pieces per stick of cheese)
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Step 4
Separate the biscuits into two layers each.
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Step 5
Cut each meatball in half.
Step 6
Add one meatball half and one string cheese piece to one biscuit layer.
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Step 7
Top it with a second biscuit layer and wrap the biscuit around the meatball and cheese.
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Step 8
Season the buns with pepper, basil, oregano and garlic powder. (Per one commenters suggestion, I melted butter, sprinkled the seasonings in the butter and then buttered the buns with it.)
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Step 9
Bake uncovered at 375 degrees F until golden brown.
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Step 10
Dip in a side of marinara sauce for that extra Yum!

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