Barbecue Meatballs - 2 Recipes

Here are 2 more recipes for Barbecue Meatballs. It's fun to see the slight changes in the recipes.

Next time you're cooking something (especially a sauce), you'll realize that you, too, can switch out ingredients, using what's on sale or in your pantry cupboard. That's how you really become pennywise savvy and that's the fun of cooking.

Once again, you can also substitute Basic Oven Meatball Recipe. (see link below)

Barbecue Meatballs 1

The Meatballs:

1 to 2 lbs. ground beef

2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

2/3 c. evaporated milk

1 envelope dry onion soup mix


Mix beef, 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce, evaporated milk and soup mix.

Shape into balls the size of walnuts.

Broil 4 inches from broiler for 12 minutes or until done. Turn if necessary to keep from burning.

Or, substitute Basic Oven Meatballs (see link below)

The Sauce:

2 c. ketchup

1 c. brown sugar, packed

1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce


Mix sauce ingredients and boil 10 minutes. Pour over meatballs in slowcooker/Crock Pot turned on low.

2 pounds of ground beef makes about 50 meatballs.

Barbecue Meatballs 2

The Meatballs:

2 pounds ground beef

1 cup bread crumbs

1 teaspoon garlic powder

2 packages onion soup mix

2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

2 eggs


Combine ingredients and mix well.

Shape into meatballs and brown in a skillet with 1 tablespoon of oil.

Drain on paper towels.

Or, substitute Basic Oven Meatballs (see link below)

The Sauce:

2 onions, chopped

2 small cans tomato paste (12 ounces total)

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce

1/4 cup red wine vinegar

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup sweet pickle relish

1/2 cup beef broth

2 teaspoons salt

2 teaspoons dry mustard


Add all sauce ingredients to slow cooker/Crock Pot and stir well.

Add meatballs and cook, covered, on low for 5 to 6 hours (high for 2 to 3).

Serve from the Crock Pot.

Makes about 60 meatballs.

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