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    Meatball Surprise (Cheddar Cheese Filled Meatballs in Gravy)

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    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

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    • 14.79 ml flour
    • 354.88 ml milk (from boiling potatoes, if you're making potatoes too) or 354.88 ml water (from boiling potatoes, if you're making potatoes too)
    • 4.92 ml watkins meat magic flavor enhancer or 4.92 ml Kitchen Bouquet


    1. 1
      In a mixing bowl, combine all of the meatball ingredients except the cheese and mix well.
    2. 2
      Take a piece of meat about the size of a walnut, flatten it, put a cheese cube in the center, and press the meat mixture closed around the cheese, covering the cheese completely and evenly so it won't melt out into the pan.
    3. 3
      Spray skillet with non-stick cooking spray, then fry the meatballs over medium heat until they are very well browned on all sides.
    4. 4
      Remove meatballs from pan and make gravy from the drippings.
    5. 5
      Add flour to the drippings in the pan and mix well (you may need to add a little oil if there wasn't enough grease rendered from the meatballs).
    6. 6
      Add milk or water and Meat Magic, and stir well, getting any meat off the bottom of the pan to prevent sticking.
    7. 7
      Cook over medium heat until the gravy thickens and starts to bubble.
    8. 8
      Add more milk or water if needed.
    9. 9
      Return the meatballs to the gravy and serve or serve separately.

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    Nutritional Facts for Meatball Surprise (Cheddar Cheese Filled Meatballs in Gravy)

    Serving Size: 1 (178 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 491.5
    Calories from Fat 294
    Total Fat 32.7 g
    Saturated Fat 16.3 g
    Cholesterol 127.1 mg
    Sodium 340.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 13.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    Sugars 0.3 g
    Protein 34.7 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    dried Italian seasoning

    flavor enhancer

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