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 lbs. 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 tbsp. chopped green onions
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped fresh Italian parsley leaves
  • 1 tsp. crushed oregano
  • 1 tsp. Our Family® salt
  • ¼ tsp. Our Family® ground black pepper

Tomato-Herb BBQ Sauce:

  • 1 tbsp. Our Family® olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed with press
  • ½ cup diced yellow onion
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) Our Family® diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup Our Family® barbecue sauce
  • ¼ tsp. 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

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