• 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup pork sausage, such as chorizo, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Italian parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 30 small squares white Cheddar cheese
  • Skewers , optional
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Combine all ingredients except the cheddar cheese and chili sauce in a large bowl.

Scoop up a small mound of meatball mix.

Place a cheddar chunk in center.

Roll into a meatball shape.

Bake for 15 minutes.


Recipe courtesy of Layne Quintanilla from Spaceships and Laser Beams
Use additional chili sauce to dip. Using skewers and adding a decorative tie makes these appetizers look ready for a party—they’d be just as great for a holiday gathering as they are for a nice next-door neighbor.