Cocktail Meatballs Recipe Video

These little cocktail meatballs are the perfect accompaniment to any party. This recipe comes with a homemade bbq sauce recipe and they can even be made in the slow cooker.


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


For meatballs
 Ground beef2 Pound
 Small onion1⁄4 , finely diced
 Eggs1 , beaten
 Worcestershire sauce1 Tablespoon
 Ketchup1 Tablespoon (lowcarb)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pork rinds/Parmesan cheese1 Ounce, crushed
 Garlic powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
For spicy bbq sauce
 Ketchup1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (lowcarb)
 Liquid smoke2 Teaspoon
 Paprika1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Splenda2 Teaspoon
 Molasses/Liquid equivalent1 Dash (Optional)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 744 Calories from Fat 558

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95.3%

Saturated Fat 22.7 g113.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 215.4 mg

Sodium 952.3 mg39.7%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.46 g1.8%

Sugars 7.4 g

Protein 41 g82%

Vitamin A 7.9% Vitamin C 2.1%

Calcium 1.6% Iron 15.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat the oven at 350 degrees F.

2. In a large bowl, add in the beef, onion, egg, pork rinds, low carb ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, salt, black pepper, and garlic powder. Combine thoroughly with hands.
3. Make 1 inch balls from the beef mixture.
4. Place meatballs into glass baking dish. Bake in oven for 20 minutes at 350 degrees F.
5. In another large bowl, add ketchup, liquid smoke, Splenda, paprika, and molasses. Stir well.
6. Remove meatballs from oven. Add in the BBQ sauce to the top of the meatballs.
7. Return to oven and cook for another 10 minutes.

8. Serve Cocktail Meatballs with martini or any other drinks.