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Barbecued Meatballs Recipe

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Barbecued Meatballs
Photo and Recipe by Diana Rattray
Delicious meatballs in homemade barbecue sauce, great for an appetizer or family dinner. This recipe makes 6 dozen meatballs.

Ingredients:

  • Meatballs:
  • 3 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup quick oatmeal
  • 1 cup fine, dry bread crumbs
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • .
  • Sauce:
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • dash liquid smoke, if desired

Preparation:

Combine meatball ingredients and shape into 1-inch balls. Place in a single layer on cookie sheets lined with waxed paper. Freeze until solid; transfer to freezer bags until ready to cook.

To cook, combine sauce ingredients; stir well. Place frozen meatballs in a 13- by 9-inch baking dish; pour sauce over them. Bake for about 1 hour at 350°. Makes about 6 dozen meatballs.

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 5 out of 5
Barbecued Meatballs, Member cookyldy

We have been making these in my husband's family for as long as I've known him. They are sooooo yummy...

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