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Bacon Meatballs

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword beef, meatballs.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 335 kcal


  • 6 strips bacon diced
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 pound ground beef chuck
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 eggs beaten


  1. Preheat the oven 400 F. Coat a broiler pan with oil.
  2. Brown diced bacon in a frypan until starting to crisp.

  3. Remove the bacon and drain on paper towles. Set aside

  4. Pour off all but 1 Tbsp bacon fat. Saute onion in the same skillet over medium heat for 3 minutes, add garlic cook 1 minute.

  5. Combine ground meat, bacon with onion and garlic in a large bowl.

  6. Add bread crumbs.

  7. Add fresh minced parsley.

  8. Add paprika, salt, and pepper.

  9. In a small bowl beat 2 eggs.

  10. Add the eggs to the beef mixture.

  11. Mix. Form into 1 1/2 inch meatballs. Lay on broiler pan.

  12. Bake meatballs until fully cooked about 12 – 14 minutes.

Recipe Notes

You can make a double batch and always have meatballs on hand. Freeze on a baking sheet then transfer into a container or plastic bag.

Freeze until you need them. Nice to have on hand for an easy meal.

Nutrition Facts
Bacon Meatballs
Amount Per Serving (8 servings)
Calories 335 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 112mg37%
Sodium 524mg23%
Potassium 324mg9%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 309IU6%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.