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Traeger Kitchen


Honey Balsamic Meatballs

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

45 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Maple

BBQ meatballs taste rich & smoky when cooked on the Traeger, give your beef a delicious twist of sweet & savory with this zesty recipe.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 1 Cup balsamic vinegar

  • 3/4 Cup ketchup

  • 1/3 Cup brown sugar

  • 1/4 Cup honey

  • 2 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • 1/4 Teaspoon garlic powder

  • salt and pepper

  • 1/3 Cup breadcrumbs

  • 1 Pound ground beef

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1/2 grated onion

  • 2 Clove freshly pressed garlic

  • 1/2 Teaspoon Italian seasoning, finely crumbled

Steps

  • 1

    Combine ingredients for the BBQ Sauce in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, stirring intermittently. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 45 minutes, or until sauce is thick and has lost its vinegary bite.

    Ingredients

    • 1 Cup balsamic vinegar

    • 3/4 Cup ketchup

    • 1/3 Cup brown sugar

    • 1/4 Cup honey

    • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

    • 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard

    • 1/4 Teaspoon garlic powder

    • To Taste salt and pepper

  • 2

    When ready to cook, start your Traeger on Smoke with the lid open until a fire is established (4-5 minutes).

    Grill180 ˚F

  • 3

    In a large bowl combine beef, breadcrumbs, egg, onion, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, and Italian seasoning. Gently mix with your hands and roll into 24 meatballs.

    Ingredients

    • 1/3 Cup breadcrumbs

    • 1 Pound ground beef

    • 1 egg, beaten

    • 1/2 grated onion

    • 2 Clove freshly pressed garlic

    • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

    • 1/2 Teaspoon Italian seasoning, finely crumbled

    • To Taste salt and pepper

  • 4

    Place meatballs on a wire baking rack directly on the grill. Smoke for 30 minutes.
  • 5

    Turn the temperature setting to 450 degrees F and cook for 15 to 17 minutes, or until no longer pink in the center.

    Grill450 ˚F

  • 6

    Gently add meatballs to sauce and stir to coat. Enjoy!

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