1/3 cup chopped green onion, to taste
1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs…
3 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
1 lb ground beef
1 loaf Italian bread, cut into 1 inch slices
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup mayonnaise ( not low-fat or lite)
1 teaspoon italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1 (28 ounce) jars spaghetti sauce
1 cup water
2 garlic cloves, minced
Preheat oven to 400F
In medium bowl, mix onions, bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Add beef and combine well.
Scoop 1-2 tablespoon and shape into 1-inch balls. Arrange on a plate. Freeze it for 5 mins to set. And fry it on a pan, until it becomes lighly brown. Drain from oil and set aside.
Reduce oven temperature to 350F.
In a baking dish, arrange bread in a single layer (no need to grease). Set aside left over or unused bread.
In a medium bowl, mix in cream cheese, mayo, Italian seasoning and pepper until well combined. Spread it over or on top of the arranged bread in the baking dish. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup mozzarella.
In another bowl, combine tomato sauce, water and garlic. Then add your fried meatballs. Pour over cheese mixture; sprinkle with remaining mozzarella.
Bake, uncovered at 350F for 30 minutes or until heated through.
Serve and enjoy!