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

Step-By-Step

1Preheat ove to 400. Place beef in a medium bowl.

2Add the meat loaf seasoning,bread crumbs, onion, and green peppper. Mix together with hands.

3Add the tomato paste, salt and pepper, and combine with hands.

4Roll meat mixture into 16 balls for a meal, smaller balls for a party.

5Wrap bacon around meal loaf balls and place on a cookie sheet folded side down.

6Bake for 35 minutes or until meat loaf balls are no longer pink and bacon is crispy.

7For 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