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Meatball Pull-Apart Bites

1 Hr, 5 Mins



1 Pound Ground Beef

¼ Cup Bread Crumbs

2 Teaspoons Dried Italian Seasoning

2 Cloves Garlic, minced

2 Tablespoons Fresh Parsley, chopped

2 Tablespoons Parmesan Cheese, grated

1 Egg, beaten


12 Martin's Sweet Dinner Potato Rolls

12 Meatballs, prepared

2 Cups Marinara Sauce

¼ Cup Butter

2 Cloves Garlic, minced

1 Tablespoon Parmesan Cheese

1-2 Cups Mozzarella Cheese

2 Tablespoons Fresh Parsley, chopped

Serves: 6-12


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Step 2

In a medium sized mixing bowl, gently mix by hand the ground beef, bread crumbs, Italian seasoning, garlic, parsley, Parmesan cheese, and egg. Shape into 12 meatballs, and place in a lightly greased baking dish.

Step 3

Bake for 15 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until cooked through.

Step 4

Carefully slice a hole in the top of each Martin’s Sweet Dinner Potato Roll 1/2 of the way through. Remove the cut piece of bread from each roll.

Step 5

Prepare the garlic butter by mixing together the melted butter, minced garlic, and parmesan cheese.

Step 6

Brush the prepared garlic butter on the tops, sides, and inside of each cut Martin’s Sweet Dinner Potato Roll.

Step 7

Place the sheet pan in the oven and bake for 5 minutes or until slightly golden.

Step 8

Remove rolls from the oven and evenly distribute half of the mozzarella cheese between all rolls.

Step 9

Add meatballs into each, top with a spoonful of marinara sauce and the rest of the mozzarella.

Step 10

Place back into the oven for 8-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Step 11

Remove and top with chopped parsley.

Step 12


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