Mini Babybel Mozzarella Stuffed Turkey Meatballs

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Servings
- approx. 5 (3 meatballs per serving)   Serving Size - 3 meatballs  Points Plus per serving -  8 Points+
Nutrition information for MEATBALLS ONLY - Calories - 321.5,   Total Fat - 17.9g,   Carb. - 3g,   Protein - 0g

4 Mini Babybel Mozzarella cheese rounds, taken out of wrappers and sliced into quarters
1.2 lbs. Ground turkey (93/7)
1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 large egg, slightly beaten
salt and pepper, to your liking
1 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. onion powder
a pinch of fresh nutmeg
2 - 3 TBS dried parsley

1.  Put the cut up Mini Babybel Mozzarella cheese into the freezer while you mix the turkey for the meatballs.  ( this will help the cheese from oozing out while cooking) 
2.  Heat your favorite marinara sauce in large pot until simmering.  I like to use THIS recipe, but you could use a jarred sauce if you like. (you will need enough sauce to cover approximately 16 meatballs)
3.   In large bowl, combine the ground turkey, ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, egg, and seasonings.  Mix well.  Remove Mini Babybel Mozzarella cheese from freezer. Portion out meatball with a number 20 scoop.  (Golf ball sized) Press out to a flat round and insert a piece of cheese into the middle.  Fold up the side and shape into a ball.  Proceed with all turkey mix and cheese.  (you should have approx. 16 meatballs)
4.  Turn large non-stick skillet on med-high heat.  Spray with cooking spray.  Cooking up the meatballs in batches, brown on all sides.  The meatballs do not need to be cooked through, they will finish cooking in the sauce.  As soon as the meatballs are just browned, drop them into the simmering marinara.  Allow to cook in marinara until done, about 15 - 20 minutes.  
5.  Serve over pasta, if desired. 
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