These tasty meatballs are convenient for appetizers, snacks, party treats, salads or sub sandwiches!

Meatballs with Tomato-Herb BBQ Sauce

Prep: 40 minutes • Bake: 25 minutes
Serves: 12

      • Our Family nonstick cooking spray
      • 2 pounds ground chuck
      • 2 garlic cloves, minced
      • 2 Our Family large eggs
      • ¾ cup Our Family quick oats
      • ¼ cup Our Family finely shredded Parmesan cheese
      • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
      • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh Italian parsley leaves
      • 1 teaspoon crushed oregano
      • 1 teaspoon Our Family salt
      • ¼ teaspoon Our Family ground black pepper

                        Tomato-Herb BBQ Sauce:

      • 1 tablespoon Our Family olive oil
      • 2 garlic cloves, crushed with press
      • ½ cup diced yellow onion
      • 1 can (14.5 ounces) Our Family diced tomatoes, undrained
      • 1 cup Our Family barbecue sauce
      • ¼ teaspoon Our Family ground black pepper
      • ¼ cup Our Family finely shredded Parmesan cheese
      • Chopped fresh basil and Italian parsley leaves for garnish
    1. Prepare Meatballs: Preheat oven to 350º. Spray rimmed baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. In large bowl, gently mix all meatball ingredients. Form meat mixture into 1-inch balls and place on prepared pan. Bake meatballs 25 minutes or until browned and internal temperature reaches 165º.
    2. Meanwhile, prepare Tomato-Herb BBQ Sauce: In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic and onion, and cook 5 to 6 minutes or until onion is soft. Add tomatoes and barbeque sauce; simmer 5 minutes or until heated through. Stir in pepper. Additional barbeque sauce may be added, if desired.
    3. Place meatballs on serving plate. Top meatballs with Tomato-Herb BBQ Sauce, sprinkle with Parmesan and garnish with basil and parsley.

Approximate nutritional values per serving:
233 Calories, 15g Fat (6g Saturated), 80mg Cholesterol, 444mg Sodium, 9g Carbohydrates, 14g Protein