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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    1. S

      I admittedly made a few changes, but I think the concept is the same and made it so good.

    2. r

      I made this tonight for my kids. They loved it. It was very easy.

    3. C

      Looks like a great recipe!! Cant wait to try it!!

    4. L

      Just tried this recipe and really loved it.

    5. J

      I loved this. I don't have words to explain how delicious and amazing this dish is.

    6. N

      Thank you so much for this recipe!

    7. S

      Thank you for a delicious recipe

    8. E

      This is a great recipe. I just made it and will make it again soon.

    9. k

      These were easy and delicious.

    10. S

      Made this tonight and it was wonderful!

    11. m

      I've made this recipe a handful of times. My picky 11yr old son and husband love it! It's the only one I use. Thank you!

    12. k

      Tried this for the first time as a party appetiser. Everyone was seriously impressed. So tasty, healthy and easy!

    13. R

      Oh WOW! I've had this in my Pinterest for awhile and just made it today.

    14. c

      Fabulous recipe

    15. C

      Made this last night and I absolutely love it.

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