BBQ Pork Meatballs - Innit

Ingredients

4 Servings

Meat & Seafood

  • Jimmy Dean Pork Sausage 1 lb

  • Bacon 1 slice

Packaged Products

  • Panko Breadcrumbs 1/2 cup

Produce

  • Fresh Small Yellow Onions 1 1/2

  • Fresh Garden Thyme 1 bunch

  • Garlic Cloves 6

  • Italian Parsley 1/4 bunch

Spices

  • Chili Flakes 1 tsp

  • Dried Mustard Powder 1 Tbsp

  • Black Pepper 1 pinch

  • Kosher Salt 2 tsp

  • Paprika 1 tsp

  • Ground Cumin 1 tsp

Dairy & Eggs

  • Whole Milk 3/4 cup

  • Whole Egg 1

Pantry

  • Tomato Ketchup 2 cups

  • Molasses 1/4 cup

  • Light Brown Sugar 1/4 cup

  • White Vinegar 2 Tbsp

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Tbsp

  • Cotton Twine 6 g

Preparation

  1. Preheat Oven

    Preheat the oven to 375F.

  2. Prepare Vegetables

    Prepare ingredients.

    • 1, minced Fresh Small Yellow Onion
    • 4, minced Garlic Cloves
  3. Cook Onions

    Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté onions and garlic for 3 minutes or until soft. Take off heat and let cool for 5 minutes.

    • 1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  4. Create Meatball Mix

    Mix milk and breadcrumbs in a large bowl. Let sit for 5 minutes. Mix in onion mixture and add chili flakes, egg, salt and black pepper. Finely chop parsley and add to meatball base. Mix well to combine. Combine and mix sausage and meatball base.

    • 3/4 cup Whole Milk
    • 1/2 cup Panko Breadcrumbs
    • 1 tsp Chili Flakes
    • 1 Whole Egg
    • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
    • 1 pinch Black Pepper
    • 1/4 bunch, finely chopped Italian Parsley
    • 1 lb Jimmy Dean Pork Sausage
  5. Form & Cook Meatballs

    Line a sheet pan with parchment paper. Form 2 oz meatballs out of mixture and arrange on prepared sheet pan. Bake meatballs for 15 minutes, or until cooked through.

  6. Prepare BBQ Flavor

    Lay slice of bacon flat onto a cutting board. Place thyme in one end and roll until wrapped around thyme bunch. Secure with kitchen twine. Prepare onion.

    • 1 slice Bacon
    • 1 bunch Fresh Garden Thyme
    • 1/2, peeled, cut in half Fresh Small Yellow Onion
    • 1, 6 inches long Cotton Twine
  7. Create BBQ Flavor

    Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add bacon roll, onion and garlic, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Add the rest of ingredients, stir to mix, and let simmer for 5 minutes. Spoon out the onion, garlic and bacon roll. Discard.

    • 1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    • 2, peeled Garlic Cloves
    • 2 cups Tomato Ketchup
    • 1 tsp Ground Cumin
    • 1 Tbsp Dried Mustard Powder
    • 1 tsp Paprika
    • 1/4 cup Light Brown Sugar
    • 1/4 cup Molasses
    • 2 Tbsp White Vinegar
    • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  8. Combine Meatballs & Sauce

    Add cooked meatballs into sauce, stir to coat and let simmer for 3 minutes.

  9. Serve & Enjoy

    Arrange meatballs and sauce on a plate. Garnish with parsley. Serve with your favorite side. Ours is a sour cream topped baked potato!

    • 2 sprigs, leaves picked Italian Parsley

Nutrition

  Amount per
serving
Daily value percentage
Calories 860 kcal  
Total Fat 44.0 g 56%
Total Saturated Fat 15.0 g 76%
Unsaturated Fat 29 g  
Cholesterol 135 mg 46%
Sodium 3410 mg 150%
Total Carbohydrate 86 g 31%
Fiber Total Dietary 3 g 10%
Sugars Total 63 g  
Good Source: Protein 25 g 50%
Vitamin C 24 mg 25%
Calcium Ca 226 mg 15%
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By Innit Culinary Team