08 August 2011

Meatloaf Meatballs

As promised, here is my recipe for...

Meatloaf Meatballs
created by Snacking Squirrel

1 cup raw lean ground beef 
(or poultry or vegetable protein)
1/3 cup diced red onion
1 large whole egg
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/8 tsp chili powder
Dash of salt and pepper

Toss everything into a bowl and blend 
massage together with your hands until mixed

Fresh Gourmet Organic Seasoned Croutons

Note: Breadcrumbs will work too

Roll 2-3 Tbsp of raw meatloaf mixture with your hands, 
forming into balls, and place into a small baking dish 

Recipe yields 6 golf ball sized meatballs

Preheat oven to 350 Fahrenheit and bake for 45-50 minutes

Tip: For even yummier meatballs, add a dollop 
of tomato sauce on top of each ball before baking

Serve with Mashed Potatoes and Steamed 
Vegetables for a quick, healthy and tasty meal!


Donna @ LIfe of a Happy Blonde said... [reply]

I haven't had mashed potatoes in forever - your whole dinner looks AMAZING :o) Love that you used croutons, awesome idea!

J3nn said... [reply]

I know this is all about the meatballs, but I can't take my eyes off of those glorious mashed potatoes!!

Jolene - EverydayFoodie said... [reply]

Mmmm, thanks for the recipe! I am a meat and potatos kind of girl :-)

Kelsey said... [reply]

These look yummy. I make individual meatloaves in a muffin tin, but your freeform meatballs are so much more fun!

Alex@Spoonful of Sugar Free said... [reply]

AHHH I love them-so giant! But where's the tomato topping :P

Lauren said... [reply]

Wow!! this makes me want those right now....I love meatballs haha ;)

Anonymous said... [reply]

Meatloaf makes me happy, but in ball form it makes me extra happy.

Anonymous said... [reply]

looks so good! I can't have croutons, is there a good gluten free alternative or can I just omit them? Thanks!

Heather @ Get Healty with Heather said... [reply]

Yum, those look amazing! Meatballs are always a good choice :)

Anonymous said... [reply]

I thought you were gluten-free?

Anonymous said... [reply]

hey pretty girl!!! these look SO GOOD! yumm! LOVE anything with meat!
and anon- she can do whatever she wants!

Jenn @ Peas and Crayons said... [reply]

Now THESE are great quality balls =)

love ya like woah! teehee!

Anonymous said... [reply]

I love those meat balls! those look delicious!!! Thanks for the recipe!!! :D

Ameena said... [reply]

Thank you for sharing this fabulous recipe - my 6-year-old is in LOVE with meatballs so this is perfect for her!

Monet said... [reply]

First let me say, I so enjoyed your pictures and tales from Vancouver! Second let me say, I'm in meatball heaven. Thank you for sharing another delightful eat. I hope you had a great Tuesday. I'm looking forward to an evening of good food and baking. Take care and much love.

Leigh said... [reply]

These looks delicious! Next time I make meat balls I'll definitely be adding some croutons in to the mix!

Lora said... [reply]

What tasty and flavorful looking meatballs. Love this idea!

LauraJayne said... [reply]

I haven't had meatloaf in forever - it is one the meat products that I miss! Looks so delicious!

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