Meatball wellington

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  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup onion, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • Thawed puff pastry, cut into 4-inch squares
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Tomato sauce, for serving
  • Fresh basil, for garnish
  • Grated Parmesan, for garnish


    In a large mixing bowl, combine ground beef, breadcrumbs, egg, salt and pepper, minced onion, garlic cloves, and chopped parsley.
    Shape into small balls (about 1 1/2 inches in diameter).

    Place meatballs on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
    Broil for 7 to 10 minutes.
    Set aside until cool enough to handle.

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

    Flour your work surface.
    Place puff pastry squares onto surface.

    Add a heaping tablespoon of shredded mozzarella onto center of pastry square.
    Place meatball on top of the cheese.

    Wrap puff pastry around meatball.
    Place on parchment-lined baking sheet, seam side down.
    Brush with egg wash.

    Bake for 25 minutes.

    Serve atop tomato sauce, and garnish with basil and Parmesan.

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