BBQ Bacon Ice Tray Meatballs

AuthorTasty Recipes
RatingDifficultyBeginner

These BBQ bacon ice tray meatballs are an addictive appetizer. They are easy to make and are sure to be a part favorite.

Yields24 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins
 1 lb ground beef
 ½ yellow onion, diced
 ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
 ¼ cup bread crumb
 1 egg
 2 garlics, minced
 ½ tsp dried oregano
 ½ tsp dried basil
 1 tsp salt
 ½ tsp pepper
 18 slices bacon
 ¼ cup barbecue sauce
1

Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).

2

In a medium-sized bowl, mix the ground beef, onion, parsley, bread crumbs, egg, garlic, oregano, basil, salt, and pepper until combined. Set aside.

3

Line two empty ice trays with bacon, overlapping each piece to cover the tray completely.

4

Press the bacon down into each round with two fingers.

5

Spoon some of the meatball mixture into each round and press down to smooth. Make sure to pack the meat down to touch the bottom of the ice tray.

6

Fold the edges of the bacon on top of the ice tray.

7

Flip the ice tray over onto a baking sheet and carefully lift the ice cube tray off of the meatballs.

8

Bake for 20 Minutes, or until bacon is just brown.

9

Brush the meatballs with barbecue sauce and bake for 10 Minutes, or until the bacon is crispy and meatballs are cooked through.

10

Transfer the meatball sheet to a cutting board and cut the bacon to create single meatballs.

11

Place a toothpick in each meatball.

AuthorTasty Recipes
RatingDifficultyBeginner


Related link: https://tasty.co/recipe/bbq-bacon-ice-tray-meatballs

Ingredients

 1 lb ground beef
 ½ yellow onion, diced
 ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
 ¼ cup bread crumb
 1 egg
 2 garlics, minced
 ½ tsp dried oregano
 ½ tsp dried basil
 1 tsp salt
 ½ tsp pepper
 18 slices bacon
 ¼ cup barbecue sauce

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).

2

In a medium-sized bowl, mix the ground beef, onion, parsley, bread crumbs, egg, garlic, oregano, basil, salt, and pepper until combined. Set aside.

3

Line two empty ice trays with bacon, overlapping each piece to cover the tray completely.

4

Press the bacon down into each round with two fingers.

5

Spoon some of the meatball mixture into each round and press down to smooth. Make sure to pack the meat down to touch the bottom of the ice tray.

6

Fold the edges of the bacon on top of the ice tray.

7

Flip the ice tray over onto a baking sheet and carefully lift the ice cube tray off of the meatballs.

8

Bake for 20 Minutes, or until bacon is just brown.

9

Brush the meatballs with barbecue sauce and bake for 10 Minutes, or until the bacon is crispy and meatballs are cooked through.

10

Transfer the meatball sheet to a cutting board and cut the bacon to create single meatballs.

11

Place a toothpick in each meatball.

BBQ Bacon Ice Tray Meatballs