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Ingredients

1 egg
1 cup bread crumbs
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons minced onion
1 pound ground beef
15 cubes (1/2-inch size) monterey jack cheese
Flour
2 tablespoons oil
2 cans (6 ounces each) pizza sauce
Shredded monterey jack cheese

Instructions

Beat egg lightly, add bread crumbs, milk, garlic salt, pepper and onion. Let stand a few minutes. Add ground beef, mix well with a fork. Shape rounded tablespoons into balls. Embed a cube of cheese in each ball. Be sure to cover cheese well. Flour balls lightly and brown in oil. Pour off all oil. Add pizza sauce and heat 5 to 10 minutes. Turn into serving dish and sprinkle generously with shredded cheese.

Marty Hines
Silvis



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