This is a superb recipe for a family favourite, that will appeal to all ages. It is a very simple and quick recipe to prepare. If you are making your own meatballs, you can use beef or pork, or a mixture of the two!

Prep Time 20mins
Cook time 35-40mins
Serves 4-6

Delicious meatballs, with a melting, mini-mozzarella centre, wrapped in streaky bacon.

Delicious meatballs, with a melting, mini-mozzarella centre, wrapped in streaky bacon.

You will need:
20 meatballs – without sauce
20 Mini Mozzarella balls Toonsbridge Dairy Cafe are perfect
20 Streaky rashers
Your favourite BBQ sauce
Wooden Cocktail sticks that have been soaked in water over/night

Method:
Make a hole in the meatballs, right in the centre.

Insert a mini mozzarella ball and form the meatball back into a ball, ensuring that the cheese is completely enclosed.

Wrap each meatball in a rasher, securing with a cocktail stick.

Pop the meatballs into a preheated oven at 180C.

Cook for 20mins, then brush the tops with some BBQ, and cook for a further 15 – 20mins.