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Mozzarella Stuffed Meatball Burgers with Garlic Parmesan Oven Fries

Stuffed Meatball Burgers

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 16 minutes
  • Total Time: 26 minutes



For burgers

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup gluten free bread crumbs
  • 2 Tablespoons dry basil
  • 2 Tablespoons Italian seasonings
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 egg
  • 1 large ball fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 812 mini balls of fresh mozzarella cheese (or cubed mozzarella)

For sauce

  • 1 cup/can tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons dried basil
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon sugar or Splenda
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic powder
  • 4 cloves crushed or minced garlic


  1. Start coals for the grille or turn the gas grille on medium heat.
  2. Mix in a medium bowl all ingredients for burgers except for the mozzarella cheese balls.
  3. Mix in a grille safe pot all ingredients for the sauce.
  4. Split the burger meat into rough quarters.
  5. Take two pieces of mozzarella cheese and form a patty around the cheese. Make sure to completely seal it in.
  6. Repeat until all meat is used – you may have left over small moz balls.
  7. Place sauce on upper rack of grille.
  8. Place burgers over direct heat and cook for 4 – 8 minutes each side or until desired level of done-ness.
  9. Stir sauce occasionally. If needed, move over direct heat and cook until bubbly.
  10. Slice the large ball of mozzarella cheese and place a slice over each burger and melt.


Charcoal grilles work best to get the smoky flavor for both the sauce and the burgers.


  • Serving Size: 4-6