Monday, 21 January 2008

Sweet BBQ Turkey or Pork Meatballs

1 1/2 cups barbecue sauce
10 ounces Apple jelly or Apple Sauce
2 tablespoons Tapioca (for thick sauce if desired)
1 tablespoon Vinegar
1 Egg, beaten
1/4 cup Seasoned bread crumbs, fine
2 tablespoons Milk
1/4 teaspoon Garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon onion powder or a chopped small red onion
1 pound Ground turkey or pork
Non-stick vegetable spray


  • In crockery cooker: stir together barbecue sauce, jelly, tapioca (if used), and vinegar.
  • Cover; cook on high-heat setting while preparing meatballs.
  • For meatballs, in large bowl combine egg, bread crumbs, milk, garlic powder, salt, and onion powder (or onion).
  • Add ground turkey or pork and mix well.
  • Shape into 1/2 to 3/4-inch meatballs.
  • Spray a 12-inch non-stick skillet; add meatballs and brown on all sides over med. heat.
  • Drain meatballs.
  • Add meatballs to crock pot; stir gently.
  • Cover; Cook on high heat setting for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
  • Makes 16-20 meatballs.