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Such a fun twist on one of our favorite foods – cheeseburgers! This dish can be served with a side salad, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, your favorite pasta like Baked Macaroni and Cheese or even just a slice of bread. The combinations for complete meal ideas are endless when you begin with such a versatile main course like Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs!
Some of the different ways that I love to use this recipe are:
- as a fun and exciting change to everyday meal time.
- as a quick, easy to prepare and transport potluck dish.
- as a hearty appetizer for your next party.
- to keep on hand as a satisfying and filling after school snack or school lunch.
This recipe calls for cheddar cheese, however use whatever your favorite cheese may be! Mozzarella or a spicy jalapeno monterey jack cheese would be equally delicious! Use what you crave or what you have on hand and you won’t go wrong!
I love the addition of fried onions in this recipe but if you do not happen to have them on hand, you can simply use onion soup mix as a replacement. If you have fussy eaters who are not onion fans, just omit the fried onion and use 1 tsp. onion powder in the meat mixture for flavour. Both are great substitutions which work well.
Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs recipe
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1 egg
- 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
- 2 tbsp milk
- ½ lb bacon cooked & crumbled
- ¼ cup crushed french fried onions
- 8 oz cheddar cheese cubed
- In a large bowl combine egg, ground beef, flour, milk, bacon crumbles and crushed french fried onions.
- Mix well.
- Shape meat mixture into a ball shape.
- Stuff a cube of cheese into each meatball and cover with remaining meat mixture.
- Place meatballs onto a foil lined baking pan or cookie sheet.
- Bake at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until cooked through.
Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs are a fantastic addition to your menu plan! So versatile, delicious and easy it will definitely become one of those recipes that you turn to again and again!
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