Meatball Mini Bites

  • Prep10 min.
  • Total1 hr. 10 min.
  • serv 32

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


  • 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


    • 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.

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