Organic Cheesy Lava Meatballs

These organic cheesy lava meatballs are a appetizer to please a crowd!


Ok, so I had this bright idea that I would throw out everything that I don’t use and clean out my home office. There is only one problem – all my cookbooks are in that room and I starting going through each one.

I have one in particular that makes me laugh every time I pick it up.Organic Cheesy Lava Meatballs

It was written in 1923 for the modern women! As you read the recipes, it tells you how to set the table and what is the best way to make a martini for your husband. How times have changed and then I starting thinking, have they or is it just different?

Organic Cheesy Lava Meatballs

I may not get my honey a martini but I pack him a healthy lunch everyday of the week. I  may not set the table with silver and fine linens but we recycle to live a green life : ) I may not go to a butcher shop but we only eat organic meat. SO after doing some serious thinking of how to treat our loved one in our lives from reading this book (clearly they are instructions on how to be the perfect behaving wife) I decided to make my babe his favorite dish, I guess the books works! So if your searching for the perfect bite check these Organic Cheesy Lava Meatballs.

5 from 2 votes
Organic Cheesy Lava Meat Balls
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Cheesy meatballs that are easy to make and the family and friends will love.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesy meatballs, party food
Servings: 20 meatballs
Calories: 128 kcal
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 pound of pork
  • 3/4 cup gluten free bread crumbs 1/2 for bowl /1/2 for coating meatball
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 oz pepper jack cheese, cut into 20 (1/2-inch) cubes
  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except mozzarella cheese; mix well.
  2. Divide mixture into15 - 20 meatballs (depending how big you like your meatballs), then form each meatball around a pepper jack cheese square, making sure to cover cheese completely. Roll meatball with bread crumbs to coat the outside of the meatball. Place on prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until no longer pink in center. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Organic Cheesy Lava Meat Balls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 128 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 233mg 10%
Potassium 88mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 3.1%
Vitamin C 0.7%
Calcium 11.9%
Iron 3.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


  1. Lizzy these have to be the best meatballs

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