Barbecued Meatballs

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Recipe by MarthaStewartWanabe

This is a recipe my grandmother used to make, and everyone loved it. I've made these meatballs as an appetizer or the main course of a meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Thoroughly combine beef, milk, oats, crackers, eggs, 1/2 cup onion, 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder, salt, pepper and chili powder for meatballs.
  3. Form meat mixture into 1-inch balls and place in a 13 x 9-inch baking pan. I usually only place 40 meatballs in the pan and freeze the other half of the mixture for a meatloaf. If you want to make the full recipe, use an additional 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
  4. Combine catsup, brown sugar, liquid smoke, 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder and 1/4 cup chopped onion. Stir mixture until brown sugar dissolves (will still be a bit grainy).
  5. Pour sauce mixture over meatballs.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour.

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