Barbecue Meatballs Recipe

Meatball Appetizer
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  • 6 hrs 22 mins
  • Prep: 22 mins,
  • Cook: 6 hrs
  • Yield: 50 servings

These tasty meatballs make a nice appetizer (alone) or make a great everyday family meal with hot cooked rice or potatoes. Try this dish for a delicious and easy fix!

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What You'll Need

  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 envelope dry onion soup mix
  • For the Sauce:
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

How to Make It

  1. Mix beef, 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce, evaporated milk and soup mix.
  2. Shape into balls the size of walnuts. Broil 4 inches from broiler for 12 minutes, or until meatballs are browned and cooked through. Turn several times to prevent burning.
  3. Mix sauce ingredients and bring to a boil; simmer for 10 minutes. Set slow cooker on low (leave in for 5-6 hours); add meatballs and pour sauce over. Makes about 50 meatballs.
    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 69
    Total Fat 2 g
    Saturated Fat 1 g
    Unsaturated Fat 1 g
    Cholesterol 18 mg
    Sodium 113 mg
    Carbohydrates 6 g
    Dietary Fiber 0 g
    Protein 6 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)