Bacon Wrapped Meat Loaf Balls With Dipping Sauce

Karen Sills

By
@redhotchilipeppers

This recipe can be great for a meal with large meat loaf balls, or meat loaf balls can be made smaller for parties.


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Serves:

16 meat loaf balls

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 lb
ground beef
1 pkg
meat loaf seasoning (set 2 tablespoons aside in a small bowl
1/2 c
plain bread crumbs
1/3 c
onion, diced
1/3 c
green bell pepper, diced
1 can(s)
tomato paste ( 1 tablespoon set aside)
salt and pepper to taste
8 slices of uncooked bacon, cut in half. smaller meat balls bacon can be cut to fit
tooth picks if desire

DIPPING SAUCE

8 oz
sour cream
2 Tbsp
meat loaf seasoning
1 Tbsp
tomato paste
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat ove to 400. Place beef in a medium bowl.
2
Add the meat loaf seasoning,bread crumbs, onion, and green peppper. Mix together with hands.
3
Add the tomato paste, salt and pepper, and combine with hands.
4
Roll meat mixture into 16 balls for a meal, smaller balls for a party.
5
Wrap bacon around meal loaf balls and place on a cookie sheet folded side down.
6
Bake for 35 minutes or until meat loaf balls are no longer pink and bacon is crispy.
7
For dipping sauce: In a small bowl combine the sour cream,2 tablespoons meat loaf seasoning mix and the 1 tablespoon of tomato paste, and the salt and pepper to taste. Chill until read to serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy