Mini Bacon Meatballs

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Ambervim

Flavorful. Tasty alone or used in another recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 slices bacon, diced
  • 14 cup onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 12 lb ground sirloin (can combine with ground turkey, chicken or pork)
  • 14 cup breadcrumbs, dry (panko nice)
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, minced
  • 12 teaspoon paprika
  • 12 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 12 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 egg, beaten


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Use silpat in a baking pan with a lip or oil a broiler pan.
  3. Cook bacon in a skillet until just starting to crisp, about 4 minutes. Remove and set aside on a paper towel.
  4. Leave 1 tbs dripping in skillet.
  5. Saute onion in that skillet over medium heat until softened, about 3 minutes.
  6. Add garlic and cook another minute.
  7. Combine ground meat, bacon, onions, bread crumbs, parley, paprika, salt and pepper in a large bowl.
  8. Stir in beaten egg.
  9. Form into 1 inch meatballs and place on your prepared pan.
  10. Bake until fully cooked, about 10 minutes.
  11. If you want to store them, cool and place on a baking sheet and freeze. Then transfer to an airtight container.

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