Western BBQ Meatballs

Western Bbq Meatballs Recipe

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Ruth McCloskey


I have been making this recipe for many years now and it always receives great reviews. One of the best meatball recipes I have found. Enjoy


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6 - 8 people
35 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


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1 tbsp.
butter or cooking oil
3/4 cup
raw minced onion
1 cup
boiling water
1 cup
oxo cube
1/2 cup
dark molasses
1/4 cup
brown sugar, firmly packed
2/3 cup
white vinegar
2 tsp
dry mustard
1/2 tsp
salt and pepper
dash of cayenne


1 clove
garlic quartered
3 tbsp
butter or cooking oil
2 lbs
ground beef
2 eggs
1 cup
2 cups
fine dry bread or cracker crumbs
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
mace and selery seed
1 tsp
black pepper
western bbq recipe

How to Make Western BBQ Meatballs


  • 1To make meatballs: Combine meat, eggs, milk, breadcrumbs and seasonings. Shape into bite-size balls and set aside. Over very low heat, saute garlic in butter until pieces are tender but not browned. Discard garlic. Brown meatballs on all sides and add to to Western BBQ Sauce. Simmer until thickened about 1 1/2 hours. Serve hot. Makes about 60 meatballs.
  • 2To make Western BBQ Sauce: Saute onion in butter. Dissolve OXO Beef Cube in boiling water; stir into the onion. Add ketchup and remaining ingredients. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Add the meatballs and continue to simmer as noted. Serve on a bed of rice or with a tossed salad.

    I welcome any comments.

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Course/Dish: Beef

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