"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Zesty BBQ Meatballs Recipe

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This recipe for Zesty BBQ Meatballs, by , is from The Chew Family Cooks, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

John Shimer
Added: Saturday, November 1, 2008


2 lbs Ground Beef
1 Medium onion (chopped)
1 C. Breadcrumbs
1/2 C. Fresh Parsley (minced)
3 cloves garlic (minced)
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1/2 tsp. dry mustard
2 eggs (beaten)

1 1/2 C. BBQ sauce
6 oz. can Tomato Paste
1/3 C. Ketchup
1/3 C. Brown Sugar
1/4 C. Water

In bowl combine all meatball ingredients and mix well with hands. Form into walnut size balls. Bake meatballs in a shallow baking dish at 350 F for 20 minutes or until browned.

Mix all sauce ingredients together and set aside.

Transfer meatballs to Crockpot and pour sauce over meatballs. Cook on low 4 hours or high for 2 hours stirring once in the middle to baste the meatballs with the sauce. Remove meatballs from sauce to serve.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is one of our favorite appetizers for parties. They also go great in meatball sandwiches.




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