Appetizer Recipes

Appetizer BBQ Meatballs Recipe

I made these delicious meatballs with a kick for a recent get together with friends to play games. They were a hit and I thought I’d share my meatball recipes with you.
Appetizer BBQ Meatball Recipes - These are simple to make, cook like dumplings in the barbecue sauce, and taste amazing! YUMMY!



Appetizer BBQ Meatballs Recipe

Appetizer BBQ Meatballs Recipe are a family favorite! They are easy to make and oh-so-yummy! 
add worcestershire sauce

We use grass fed ground beef. You will want 2-3lb to make an appetizer for 8-12 people. In a bowl mix in 1 TAB Worcestershire sauce per lb of meat.

add parsley

Add 1 TAB Parsley per lb of meat.

add bread crumbs

Add 1/2 lb per lb of meat.

mix all ingredients together

Finally add 1 egg per lb of meat.

mix it with your hands

Using your hands mix all the ingredients together until thoroughly combined.

all mixed up and ready to shape

Now make walnut size balls out of the meat mixture.

make your meatball sauce

In a large pan put 1 16 oz bottle barbeque sauce [we love Sweet Baby Ray’s Sweet ‘n Spicy Barbecue Sauce] and 1/2 cup tomato sauce.

cook meatballs in sauce

Put meatballs in the BBQ sauce mixture and cook over medium high heat for about 12-15 minutes, turning once or twice.

serve party meatballs on toothpicks

You can serve your meatballs immediately or stick them in the Crockpot with plenty of sauce to “keep warm” until ready to eat. I’ve kept them on “warm” setting with sauce for 4 hours and they are delicious!

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - and

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