Party Meatballs 4 Ways

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Barbecue Onion Meatballs
Servings: 40

INGREDIENTS
Meatballs
1 pound ground beef
1 pound ground pork
1 cup panko bread crumbs
½ cup onion, finely minced
¼ cup parsley, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 eggs
Kosher salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste

Barbecue Onion Sauce
½ cup onion, finely minced
4 garlic cloves, minced
½ cup apple cider vinegar
1 cup ketchup
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 tablespoon mustard
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
½ cup, honey
¼ cup brown sugar
Salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste

Fried onions, to serve

PREPARATION
1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
2. In a medium-size bowl mix together the beef, pork, bread crumbs, onion, parsley, garlic, eggs, salt, and pepper until just combined.
3. Take a walnut size of the meat mixture and roll into a ball. Repeat with remaining meat and transfer to an oiled rack on a sheet tray.
4. Bake meatballs for 15 minutes, until golden brown. Set aside.
5. Add oil to a pan on medium-high heat, and cook onions and garlic until they are deeply caramelized.
6. Add in the cider vinegar, ketchup, tomato paste, mustard, 7. Worcestershire, honey, brown sugar, salt, and pepper, stir, and bring to a simmer. About 5 minutes.
8. Add the cooked meatballs and coat them with the sauce.
9. Sprinkle with the fried onions, poke with toothpicks, and serve!

Inspired by:
Meatballs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPMNlg_geQA&t=8s&list=PLYzBQ8Dkg3immSBTa_vvxVKuuHIUesLSG&index=12
Sauce

Teriyaki Meatballs
Servings: 40

INGREDIENTS
Meatballs
1 pound ground beef
1 pound ground pork
1 cup panko bread crumbs
½ cup onion, finely minced
¼ cup parsley, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 eggs
Kosher salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste

Teriyaki Sauce
½ cup mirin
1 tablespoon garlic, minced
1 tablespoon ginger, minced
1 cup soy sauce
½ cup sugar

Sesame seeds, to serve
Scallions, chopped, to serve

PREPARATION
1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
2. In a medium-size bowl mix together the beef, pork, bread crumbs, onion, parsley, garlic, eggs, salt, and pepper until just combined.
3. Take a walnut size of the meat mixture and roll into a ball. Repeat with remaining meat and transfer to an oiled rack on a sheet tray.
4. Bake meatballs for 15 minutes, until golden brown. Set aside.
5. In a pan on medium high heat, add the mirin, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, and sugar. Stir the mixture and bring to a simmer for 5 minutes.
6. Add the meatballs and coat them with the sauce.
7. Sprinkle with the sesame seeds and scallions, poke with toothpicks, and serve!

Inspired by:
Meatballs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPMNlg_geQA&t=8s&list=PLYzBQ8Dkg3immSBTa_vvxVKuuHIUesLSG&index=12
Sauce

Teriyaki Meatballs

Marinara Meatballs
Servings: 40

INGREDIENTS
Meatballs
1 pound ground beef
1 pound ground pork
1 cup panko bread crumbs
½ cup onion, finely minced
¼ cup parsley, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 eggs
Kosher salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste

Marinara Sauce
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon dried parsley
1 tablespoon dried basil
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
⅓ cup tomato paste
2 cups pureed tomatoes

Grated Parmesan, to serve

PREPARATION
1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
2. In a medium-size bowl mix together the beef, pork, bread crumbs, onion, parsley, garlic, eggs, salt, and pepper until just combined.
3. Take a walnut size of the meat mixture and roll into a ball. Repeat with remaining meat and transfer to an oiled rack on a sheet tray.
4. Bake meatballs for 15 minutes, until golden brown. Set aside.
5. Add a little oil to a pan on medium-high heat and cook the onions and garlic until they are deeply caramelized.
6. Add in the oregano, parsley, basil, red pepper flakes, tomato paste, and pureed tomatoes.
7. Stir the mixture and bring to a simmer for 5 minutes.
Add the meatballs and coat them with the sauce.
8. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, poke with toothpicks, and serve!

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