Meatball Mini Bites

  • Prep 10 min.
  • Total 1 hr.
  • Serves 32
  • Meatball Mini Bites
Each of these bite-sized appetizers feature flaky puff pastry encasing a meatball, pasta sauce and shredded mozzarella cheese.

POSTED IN: Popular, Sides & Appetizer, Tomato Sauce

What You'll Need

  • 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

    cup baby arugula

  • 3/4

    cup shredded Asiago cheese or mozzarella cheese

How to Make It

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

CHOOSE TASTE. CHOOSE PREGO.

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR A MEAL EVERYONE WILL LOVE
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THE SIMPLE TRICK TO MAKE SAUCES THAT STICK.

Don't Rinse Your Pasta

Don't rinse your pasta after cooking it. Doing this washes the starch off the surface, which is what helps the sauce cling to it.