Mini-Bacon Meatballs

These mini meatballs are packed with flavor. They're a tasty meal on their own or in the Meatball Stroganoff recipe.

These mini meatballs are packed with flavor. They're a tasty meal on their own or in the Meatball Stroganoff recipe.

Makes: 28 meatballs Total time: 30 minutes

2strips bacon, diced2 strips
14cup diced onion14 cup
1clove garlic, minced1 clove
12lb. ground beef sirloin12 lb.
14cup dry bread crumbs14 cup
2Tbsp. minced fresh parsley2 Tbsp.
12tsp. paprika12 tsp.
12tsp. kosher salt12 tsp.
12tsp. black pepper12 tsp.
1egg, beaten1 egg,

Preheat oven to 400°. Coat a broiler pan with nonstick spray.

Sauté bacon in a skillet over medium-high heat until starting to crisp, about 4 minutes. Remove and set aside on a paper-towel-lined plate. Pour off all but 1 Tbsp. drippings from skillet.

Sauté onion in same skillet in reserved drippings over medium heat until softened, about 3 minutes. Add garlic to skillet and cook, 1 minute.

Combine beef, bacon, onion mixture, bread crumbs, parsley, paprika, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Stir in beaten egg.

Form mixture into 1-inch meatballs and place on prepared broiler pan. Bake meatballs until fully cooked, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Information
Per 7 meatballs: 168 cal; 8g total fat (3g sat); 85mg chol; 411mg sodium; 7g carb; 1g fiber; 15g protein