June 26, 2010

Barbecue Meatballs


Meatballs
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups dry bread crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1 heaping tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
Mix all ingredients for meatballs. Form mixture into 1-inch meatballs. Place in a large baking pan in a single layer and cook at 350° degrees for about 30 minutes or until browned. Remove and drain off excess fat.
Meanwhile, prepare sauce. Cook 1/4 cup chopped onion in oil until tender. Add remaining sauce ingredients. Simmer 10 minutes. Place meatballs in a crock pot. Pour sauce over, cover, and keep on LOW setting for serving.
Makes about 5 dozen meatballs.

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