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    Posted on Aug 14, 2017

    Looking To Step Up Your Appetizer Game? These Four Mini Meatball Recipes Will Get The Party Started

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    Barbecue Onion Meatballs

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    Servings: 40

    INGREDIENTS

    Meatballs

    1 pound ground beef

    1 pound ground pork

    1 cup panko bread crumbs

    ½ cup onion, finely minced

    ¼ cup parsley, finely chopped

    2 cloves garlic, minced

    2 eggs

    Kosher salt, to taste

    Pepper, to taste

    Barbecue Onion Sauce

    ½ cup onion, finely minced

    4 garlic cloves, minced

    ½ cup apple cider vinegar

    1 cup ketchup

    2 tablespoons tomato paste

    1 tablespoon mustard

    2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

    ½ cup, honey

    ¼ cup brown sugar

    Salt, to taste

    Pepper, to taste

    Fried onions, to serve

    PREPARATION

    1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).

    2. In a medium-size bowl mix together the beef, pork, bread crumbs, onion, parsley, garlic, eggs, salt, and pepper until just combined.

    3. Take a walnut size of the meat mixture and roll into a ball. Repeat with remaining meat and transfer to an oiled rack on a sheet tray.

    4. Bake meatballs for 15 minutes, until golden brown. Set aside.

    5. Add oil to a pan on medium-high heat, and cook onions and garlic until they are deeply caramelized.

    6. Add in the cider vinegar, ketchup, tomato paste, mustard, Worcestershire, honey, brown sugar, salt, and pepper, stir, and bring to a simmer. About 5 minutes.

    7. Add the cooked meatballs and coat them with the sauce.

    8. Sprinkle with the fried onions, poke with toothpicks, and serve!

    Inspired by the recipes here and here

    Teriyaki Meatballs

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    Servings: 40

    INGREDIENTS

    Meatballs

    1 pound ground beef

    1 pound ground pork

    1 cup panko bread crumbs

    ½ cup onion, finely minced

    ¼ cup parsley, finely chopped

    2 cloves garlic, minced

    2 eggs

    Kosher salt, to taste

    Pepper, to taste

    Teriyaki Sauce

    ½ cup mirin

    1 tablespoon garlic, minced

    1 tablespoon ginger, minced

    1 cup soy sauce

    ½ cup sugar

    Sesame seeds, to serve

    Scallions, chopped, to serve

    PREPARATION

    1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).

    2. In a medium-size bowl mix together the beef, pork, bread crumbs, onion, parsley, garlic, eggs, salt, and pepper until just combined.

    3. Take a walnut size of the meat mixture and roll into a ball. Repeat with remaining meat and transfer to an oiled rack on a sheet tray.

    4. Bake meatballs for 15 minutes, until golden brown. Set aside.

    5. In a pan on medium high heat, add the mirin, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, and sugar. Stir the mixture and bring to a simmer for 5 minutes.

    6. Add the meatballs and coat them with the sauce.

    7. Sprinkle with the sesame seeds and scallions, poke with toothpicks, and serve!

    Inspired by the recipes here and here

    Marinara Meatballs

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    Servings: 40

    INGREDIENTS

    Meatballs

    1 pound ground beef

    1 pound ground pork

    1 cup panko bread crumbs

    ½ cup onion, finely minced

    ¼ cup parsley, finely chopped

    2 cloves garlic, minced

    2 eggs

    Kosher salt, to taste

    Pepper, to taste

    Marinara Sauce

    2 tablespoons olive oil

    1 onion, finely chopped

    4 cloves garlic, minced

    1 tablespoon dried oregano

    1 tablespoon dried parsley

    1 tablespoon dried basil

    1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

    ⅓ cup tomato paste

    2 cups pureed tomatoes

    Grated Parmesan, to serve

    PREPARATION

    1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).

    2. In a medium-size bowl mix together the beef, pork, bread crumbs, onion, parsley, garlic, eggs, salt, and pepper until just combined.

    3. Take a walnut size of the meat mixture and roll into a ball. Repeat with remaining meat and transfer to an oiled rack on a sheet tray.

    4. Bake meatballs for 15 minutes, until golden brown. Set aside.

    5. Add a little oil to a pan on medium-high heat and cook the onions and garlic until they are deeply caramelized.

    6. Add in the oregano, parsley, basil, red pepper flakes, tomato paste, and pureed tomatoes.

    7. Stir the mixture and bring to a simmer for 5 minutes.

    8. Add the meatballs and coat them with the sauce.

    9. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, poke with toothpicks, and serve!

    Inspired by the recipes here and here

    Swedish Meatballs

    Servings: 40

    INGREDIENTS

    Meatballs

    1 pound ground beef

    1 pound ground pork

    1 cup panko bread crumbs

    ½ cup onion, finely minced

    ¼ cup parsley, finely chopped

    2 cloves garlic, minced

    2 eggs

    Salt, to taste

    Pepper, to taste

    Swedish Gravy

    ¼ cup butter

    ¼ cup all-purpose flour

    2 cups beef broth

    ½ teaspoon ground allspice

    ½ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

    1 cup heavy cream

    Salt, to taste

    Pepper, to taste

    Parsley, chopped, to serve

    PREPARATION

    1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).

    2. In a medium-size bowl mix together the beef, pork, bread crumbs, onion, parsley, garlic, eggs, salt, and pepper until just combined.

    3. Take a walnut size of the meat mixture and roll into a ball. Repeat with remaining meat and transfer to an oiled rack on a sheet tray.

    4. Bake meatballs for 15 minutes, until golden brown. Set aside.

    5. Melt butter in a pan on medium heat and allow it to brown slightly. Stir in the flour completely and cook for about 1 minute creating a pale roux.

    6. Add the beef broth, stir, and cook until it thickens.

    7. Add in the ground allspice, nutmeg, salt, pepper, and the heavy cream, stir, and bring to a simmer for 5 minutes.

    8. Add the meatballs and coat them with the gravy.

    9. Sprinkle with the parsley, poke with toothpicks, and serve!

    Inspired by the recipes here and here