Balls of ground meat simmered in a sweet but spicy barbecue sauce are a favorite appetizer for parties or can be served over rice, noodles or on a tasty meatball sandwich. This page contains recipes for barbecue meatballs.
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This BBQ will be on your favorite list in no time at all. A succulent bourbon sauce that is neither sweet nor sour. It is just perfect for any meatball you make.
1 lb. lean hamburger
1 lb. pork sausage
2 Tbsp. Italian herbs
1 cup bread crumbs
1/2 onion, minced
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup bourbon whiskey
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
1/2 Tbsp. salt
2 cups ketchup
1/3 cup cider vinegar
2 Tbsp. liquid smoke flavoring
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 tsp. hot pepper sauce, or to taste
Mix together and form into balls. Put into oven to bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes. While they are baking make the BBQ sauce
In a large skillet over medium heat, combine the onion, garlic, and whiskey. Simmer for 10 minutes, or until onion is translucent. Mix in the ground black pepper, salt, ketchup, vinegar, liquid smoke, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, and hot pepper sauce.
Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 20 minutes. Run sauce through a strainer if you prefer a smooth sauce. Add your meatballs and put in crock pot on high for 30 minutes. Allow to marinate until ready to serve.
This recipe is great after sitting all night in the BBQ sauce.
20 Minutes Preparation Time 60 Minutes Cooking Time
Combine first 9 ingredients, and form into little meatballs. For the sauce, combine catchup, liquid smoke, brown sugar, and onions; bring to a boil. Pour over meatballs. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40 to 60 minutes.
1 each red and green pepper, cut into large chunks
1 onion cut into large chunks
6 fresh button mushrooms, stems removed
6 cherry tomatoes
6 wooden skewers (12 inch) soak in water for 10 minutes to keep them from burning while grilling
1 cup BBQ sauce
Microwave baby red potatoes on high (850 watts) for 2 minutes. Alternate meatballs and vegetables on the skewers, ending with cherry tomato or mushroom cap. Grill kebabs for 10 - 15 minutes Rotate 1/4 turn, every 2-3 minutes, or until the meatballs are cooked. Brush kebabs with BBQ sauce during the last 5 minutes of grilling.
I am going to make my meatballs with ground turkey and add a little millers bran for fiber instead of using bread crumbs.
Meatballs: Mix all the ingredients until well blended. Form into small meatballs place in Pam sprayed 9x13 inch Baking Dish.
Sauce: Mix all the ingredients in a small saucepan bring to a boil. Pour Over Meatballs Bake covered at 400 degrees F in Foil for 45 minutes.
Serves 4 -6
Source: My best friend, Polly shared this recipe with me several years ago. Yum! Always a big hit for potlucks, reunions or family dinners. My daughter begs me to fix meatballs all the time. Cheap easy and DELICIOUS!
Mix hamburger, oats, eggs, milk, onions, chili powder, pepper, salt and garlic powder. Shape meat mixture into balls (don't brown) and put into casserole pan. Mix ketchup, brown sugar, liquid smoke, onions, garlic powder and tomato sauce. Pour over meatballs and bake in 350 degrees F oven for one hour.
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