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Meatball Mini Bites

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  • prep time: 10 min
  • total time: 1 hr 10 min
  • serves: 32 pieces
  • calories: 101 1 serving

Each of these bite-sized appetizers feature flaky puff pastry encasing a meatball, pasta sauce and shredded mozzarella cheese.

Ingredients

cost per recipe: $10.81

  • 1 package (17.3 ounces) Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Sheets, thawed
  • 32 (1/2 ounce each ) frozen fully-cooked beef meatballs
  • 3/4 cup Prego® Traditional Italian Sauce
  • 2 cups baby arugula
  • 3/4 cup shredded Asiago cheeseor mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 400°F.  Unfold the pastry sheets on a lightly floured surface.  Cut each pastry sheet into 16 (2 1/2-inch) squares. Place the pastry squares onto 2 baking sheets.

  • Step 2

    Bake for 15 minutes or until the pastries are golden brown.  Let cool on the baking sheets for 5 minutes.  Split each pastry into 2 layers, making 64 layers in all.

  • Step 3

    Heat the meatballs according to the package directions.  Spread about 1 teaspoon pasta sauce on each bottom pastry layer.  Top each with 1 tablespoon arugula and 1 meatball.  Top with the cheese, if desired, and the top pastry layers.

Reviews

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  • Meatball Mini Bites

    Linda M.
    November 7, 2009

    It was delicious. My family and I enjoyed them very much.

  • Meatball Mini Bites

    dneedham
    February 3, 2010

    I made this with turkey meatballs because they're a little healthier - delicious!

  • Meatball Mini Bites

    nd123456
    November 7, 2009

    I made my own meatballs and sauce. I didn't use the arugula. This is a winner! Thank You.

  • Meatball Mini Bites

    Marsh B.
    November 7, 2009

    Made my own sauce meatballs didn't use the arugula we thought this was a winner. Thanks

  • Meatball Mini Bites

    ahoffman
    November 5, 2009

    Top of the list for my grandchildren and me too.

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    Calories 101
    Total Fat 6 g
    Sat. Fat 3.1 g
    Trans Fat 0 g
    Cholesterol 8 mg
    Sodium 142 mg
    Total Carb 6 g
    Dietary Fiber 0 g
    Sugar 0 g
    Added Sugars 0 g
    Protein 3 g
    Vitamin D 0 %DV
    Calcium 2 %DV
    Iron 4 %DV
    Potassium 1 %DV

    This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.