Mashed Potato-Stuffed Meatballs Print

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

Recipe by Emily at Table & Hearth

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  • 5-6

    Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground beef, bison, or turkey
  • 1 package Idaho Spuds instant mashed potatoes in your flavor choice
  • 1/2 C breadcrumbs
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. dried parsley
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 Cup onion, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Bottle (12oz.) of your favorite BBQ sauce

Prep

 

  • Prepare potatoes according to package instructions.
  • Form into small balls (~1 tsp.) and place on baking sheet then freeze.
  • Combine meat, onion, breadcrumbs, egg, and spices by hand.
  • Form into circles then gently wrap around frozen potato ball.
  • Brown meatballs in olive oil over medium-high heat.
  • Place in crockpot, set to low heat.
  • Pour barbecue sauce over meatballs and gently stir to coat.
  • Cover and let cook for 2-3 hours on low.