Serve these meatballs as an appetizer, or serve with rice or potatoes.
2 pounds lean ground beef
1 envelope dry onion soup mix
1/4 cup cracker crumbs or fine dry bread crumbs
1/2 cup ketchup
1 tablespoon dried minced onion or 2 to 3 tablespoons grated onion
1 cup barbecue sauce
1/2 cup water
Mix the first 4 ingredients and shape into meatballs; brown in a heavy skillet in a little oil or butter. Put into crock pot. Combine the last 4 ingredients and pour over meatballs and cook for 5 to 6 hours.