Buffalo Meatballs in Puff Pastry Cups – Delicious buffalo sauce meatballs stuffed inside baked puff pastry cups and topped with blue cheese dressing!
Hello, my dear friends. Please meet yours and mine Superbowl chow! ⬆ 🙌 🍴
Before you say it, let me clarify: I know that “super” and “bowl” should be two separate words, but the NFL could actually go after me for using their trademarked term on my public blog… *eye roll*
That’s not all I know… I know a few more things. Here they are: I know that the Bears are not on Sunday’s schedule, but that the Falcons and Patriots ARE.
Since I could care less for who wins out of those two – DA Bears 4EVA! – I am going to be rooting for the winning team. 😀 GO ______! ⬅ will fill in the blank once I find out who won.
Onto more important things. Have you got a food menu set for the big game?! Please tell me NO! And that you were waiting on me to introduce you to these little guys??
After a good many years in the food blog service, in the kitchen every day trying to come up with new stuff all the time, I think I have come to a realization: my grandma was right – everything’s been done, already!
Seeing how popular my Chunky Chicken Salad Cups are even after all these years, I wanted to do a little spin on those with puff pastry cups and meatballs. I got to work, made it happen, was happy with the end result, and then BAM! As I was mindlessly scrolling down my Pinterest feed, there they were in all of their glory…MY buffalo meatballs inside puff pastry cups, all done and prepared by the Puff Pastry people themselves… 😲 SMH!
Ah well. Mine are better. YES, they are. Theirs were with marinara sauce – how original. 😏 😉
This is how we’re going to start on these little buffalo meatballs. First, I am going to need you to whip out your rolling pin, roll out that puff pastry dough and cut it up into 24 little squares. You will then transfer those little squares to a mini muffin pan and bake ’em for 15-ish minutes.
While all that is coming together, you’ll bust out some turkey meatballs – to make things easier, I used frozen low-fat, turkey meatballs that I picked up at Kroger, but if you want to make it all happen from scratch, please hop on over to my recipe for Turkey Swedish Meatballs. Just make the meatballs, not the sauce, m’kay? Because THESE guys need to take a 15 minute hot bath with the deliciously spicy buffalo sauce.
Once all that is done, we will stuff each meatball inside each little puff pastry cup and top them with my homemade and lightened-up blue cheese dressing!
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