Sweet and Tangy BBQ Meatballs

Sweet and Tangy BBQ Meatballs

If you’re craving a flavorful appetizer or a tasty addition to your dinner, these Sweet and Tangy BBQ Meatballs are a must-try. Imagine juicy meatballs infused with the perfect balance of sweetness and tanginess, creating a symphony of flavors that will delight your taste buds.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, breadcrumbs, milk, diced onion, chopped parsley, barbecue sauce, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Mix until all the ingredients are well combined.
  3. Shape the mixture into bite-sized meatballs and arrange them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Bake the meatballs in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until they are cooked through and golden brown.
  5. While the meatballs are baking, prepare the sweet and tangy sauce. In a saucepan, combine 1/2 cup of barbecue sauce and 1/4 cup of ketchup. Heat the sauce over low heat, stirring occasionally, until it’s heated through.
  6. Once the meatballs are done, transfer them to a serving platter, and drizzle the sweet and tangy sauce over them.
  7. Serve the Sweet and Tangy BBQ Meatballs as a delicious appetizer or as a main dish with your favorite sides.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Sweet and Tangy BBQ Meatballs are the perfect combination of sweet and savory. They make for a crowd-pleasing appetizer or a flavorful addition to your dinner menu. With a simple preparation process and a burst of delicious flavors, this recipe is sure to become a family favorite.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 280, Total Fat: 12g, Cholesterol: 55mg, Sodium: 480mg, Total Carbohydrates: 22g, Dietary Fiber: 1g, Sugars: 11g, Protein: 21g

These Sweet and Tangy BBQ Meatballs are the ultimate crowd-pleaser. Whether you’re serving them as an appetizer for a party or making them for a cozy family dinner, they are guaranteed to be a hit. The combination of juicy meatballs and a delectable sweet and tangy sauce creates a flavor explosion that will leave everyone craving for more.
The secret to these meatballs lies in the perfect blend of ingredients. Ground beef, breadcrumbs, and aromatic seasonings come together to form the base of these meatballs. But what sets them apart is the sauce. Barbecue sauce and ketchup combine with Worcestershire sauce and garlic powder to create a sauce that’s sweet, tangy, and utterly irresistible.
After baking to golden perfection, these meatballs are generously coated in the sweet and tangy sauce, ensuring that every bite is bursting with flavor. They’re perfect for dipping or can be served over rice or noodles for a hearty meal.
So, whether you’re planning a game day gathering, a potluck, or just want a delicious meal, make these Sweet and Tangy BBQ Meatballs your go-to recipe. Your family and friends will thank you for it!