Bacon Bourbon Meatballs! These meatballs are made with bacon and ground beef and simmered in a bourbon bbq sauce. Perfect to serve as an appetizer for the big game or on a sandwich for family dinner!
You guys. These meatballs.
They’re made with….wait for it… Wait for it…. Bacon! Whoa. Mind blown right? That’s right. Bacon. Bourbon. Meatballs. Periods added for extra emphasis not really required in the title. But have you ever had a bacon meatball? If you have then you’re way cooler than me because these were a first for me.
But first, let’s chat! Have you been wondering where I went? Miss me? I definitely missed you guys. I totally intended to share this recipe with you last Friday, but then the sickness occurred here in our home. 5 out of 6. Down and out. The only one yet to get it..the 2 year old. Which is definitely a blessing! Poor lil Bubba man had a combination of sickness and teething going on. And I think we all know the worst thing ever is being a sick mama with sick kids. But anyway. I’m back! And I’m sharing these bacon bourbon meatballs with you because not only do they absolutely rock, but you need them in your life.
Back to the meatballs These are super simple to make. I just put the raw bacon strips in my food processor until it was ground up. Added some onion, which saved me the trouble of dicing it. My eyes were super grateful for this. Then mixed it up with some ground beef, bread crumbs and egg. The usual. But. You guys. Bacon.
Then after the meatballs are cooked we make the sauce. Which is a combination of bbq sauce and bourbon. Does life get any better than this?
These little bacon bourbon meatballs are going to be the perfect snack to have out for upcoming game days, or get togethers. Or you can always make them into sandwiches and serve them for family dinner. Or just put a bunch in a bowl and call it a meal.. which might just be what the hubs and I did.
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