Post # 1
This Saturday is my grandfathers 75th birthday. We are having a party and I really wanted to make cocktail meatballs. I was wondering if anyone had a good recipe to make these. I have never done this before but I know its one of his favorites.
Post # 3
I love meatballs so I want to hear what everyone says!
Post # 4
These are from a Rachael Ray 30 Minute Meals Recipe for “Meatballs and Spinach No Sagna”. I made it with the spinach the first time but have since just made the meatballs. My husband said they are one of the best things that I have ever made. I am not a huge red meat eater but here we go…
1 1/2 lbs ground sirloin
1 large egg, beaten
1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs
1/2 yellow onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed and finely chopped
2 tablespoons cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped
1/2 cup grated Parmigiano or Romano
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Place the ground sirloin in a large mixing bowl and punch a well into the center of the meat. Fill the well with the egg, bread crumbs, onion, the chopped garlic, the parsley, the Parmigiano and Romano cheese, and a little salt and pepper. Mix the meatball ingredients until well combined yet not overmixed. Divide into 4 equal parts, then roll each part into 5 balls. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat with the EVOO. Add the meatballs and brown on all sides, about 5 minutes.
ETA: These are more dinner type food but I bet they would still be good for appetizer type things.
Post # 5
Cocktail Meatballs are so delicious. I make a heartier version for dinner some nights that I serve with mashed potatoes. I call them BBQ meatballs. (This recipe will make about 25 or so, so you can multiply batches accordingly if you need to.)
1 lb. ground beef/chuck/sirloin/whatever
About 2/3 cup of Quaker oats
1 cup milk
1/2 a yellow onion, finely minced
Garlic powder, onion powder, salt, black pepper- about 1 tsp each
Mix ingredients well, roll into ping pong ball sized meatballs by hand. Place in a glass baking dish (I use I think a 9×9 and they fit in there pretty well).
1/2 cup ketchup
2 tbsp white vinegar
3 tbsp white sugar
2 tsp worchestershire sauce
1 tsp onion powder, 1 tsp garlic powder
A couple dashes of hot sauce, I use Louisiana brand (just to add a tiny little bit of heat, not too much spiciness)
Mix the sauce and pour over the meatballs. Bake at 350 for about 30 minutes until cooked through.
Post # 6
THESE are awesome!! http://www.food.com/recipe/kittencals-italian-melt-in-your-mouth-meatballs-69173
Melt in Your Mouth Meatballs
1 1/2 lbs ground beef (a mixture of 1 pound ground beef and 1/2 pound ground pork will work well also)
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
- 1 Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl.
- 2 Shape into small meatballs (at this point you can place on a jelly-roll/baking sheet and freeze to use later, or cover with plastic wrap refrigerate up to 24 hours before using).
- 3 Drop the meatballs into simmering pasta sauce, do not stir for at least 20 minutes or you will risk breaking the meatballs.
- 4 Continue cooking in the simmering sauce for another 20 minutes (depending on how fast your sauce is simmering 40 minutes total should fully cook the meatballs).
- 5 After the 40 minutes cooking time continue cooking your sauce with the meatballs in for as long as desired.
- 6 **note** you may also bake the meatballs at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes or until cooked through.