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Large Batch Barbecued Meatballs

Large Batch Barbecued Meatballs is the menu for today. This recipe yields 24 pieces. You can feed an army for it, or you can freeze it for its next use...
Course Appetizer, Main
Servings 24


Meatball Ingredients:

  • 3 lbs. lean hamburger meat
  • 1 can evaporated milk
  • 2 cups Quaker minute oatmeal not old fashioned
  • 2 well beaten eggs
  • ½ cup finely chopped onion
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder

For the Sauce:

  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ cup finely chopped onion


Mix the meatballs and shape into balls (a scoop works well):

  • Place the meatballs into two 13 x 9 aluminum pans that have been sprayed with Pam or lightly greased. It should make 24 meatballs so put 12 in each pan. Bake at pre heated oven at 350 F for 45 minutes.

For the Sauce:

  • Make a sauce from the ingredients and spoon some sauce over each meatball. Freeze left over sauce for next use


Thanks to Ms Julie Miller for the recipe