Barbecue Mini Meatballs









Barbecue Mini Meatballs


500g/ 1 lb good quality ground beef (pasture raised)

1 egg, pasture raised, lightly beaten

½ cup (125ml) soft bread crumbs, made from organic sourdough bread (use a food processor to make the crumbs)

¼ cup (60ml) raw full cream milk

1 finely chopped onion

1 tsp (5ml) good quality salt

½ tsp Worcestershire sauce

Olive oil/ Lard for frying


½ cup (125ml) organic tomato sauce

1 finely chopped onion

1/3 cup (80ml) raw honey OR organic brown sugar

1/3 cup (80ml) raw apple cider vinegar

1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce

1/8 tsp (1ml) freshly ground pepper


Crumble the ground beef and mix in the next six ingredients.

Shape into 2.5 cm (1 inch) balls.

Brown the meatballs in a large pan over medium heat.

Place in a baking dish.

Combine all the sauce ingredients and pour over meatballs.

Bake, uncovered, at 180°C (350°F) for 50 minutes, or until cooked.


Makes 40 mini meatballs