Mashed Potato Stuffed Meatballs

Recipe by Emily at Table & Hearth

YIELD 5 to 6 servings
TIME 2 1/2 hours

A quick and easy appetizer that combines two favorites—meatballs and mashed potatoes!

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Prep Time30 minsCook Time2 hrsTotal Time2 hrs 30 mins
  
1 lb Ground beef, bison, or turkey
1 Package Idaho Spuds instant mashed potatoes in your flavor choice
½ cup Bread crumbs
1 Egg
1 Clove garlic, minced
1 tsp Dried parsley
¼ tsp Salt
¼ tsp Pepper
¼ cup Onion, minced
1 tbsp Olive oil
12 oz of your favorite BBQ sauce
1

Prepare potatoes according to package instructions.

2

Form into small balls (~1 tsp.) and place on baking sheet then freeze.

3

Combine meat, onion, breadcrumbs, egg, and spices by hand.

4

Form into circles then gently wrap around frozen potato ball.

5

Brown meatballs in olive oil over medium-high heat.

6

Place in crockpot, set to low heat.

7

Pour barbecue sauce over meatballs and gently stir to coat.

8

Cover and let cook for 2-3 hours on low.

 

Ingredients

 1 lb Ground beef, bison, or turkey
 1 Package Idaho Spuds instant mashed potatoes in your flavor choice
 ½ cup Bread crumbs
 1 Egg
 1 Clove garlic, minced
 1 tsp Dried parsley
 ¼ tsp Salt
 ¼ tsp Pepper
 ¼ cup Onion, minced
 1 tbsp Olive oil
 12 oz of your favorite BBQ sauce

Directions

1

Prepare potatoes according to package instructions.

2

Form into small balls (~1 tsp.) and place on baking sheet then freeze.

3

Combine meat, onion, breadcrumbs, egg, and spices by hand.

4

Form into circles then gently wrap around frozen potato ball.

5

Brown meatballs in olive oil over medium-high heat.

6

Place in crockpot, set to low heat.

7

Pour barbecue sauce over meatballs and gently stir to coat.

8

Cover and let cook for 2-3 hours on low.

Mashed Potato-Stuffed Meatballs