There unbelievable flavor in these smoked meatballs which are juicy and oh-so tasty! Serve with your favorite sauce or just nibble on them like they are!
Servings: 6 servings
- 2 slices white bread
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 lb lean ground beef 80/20
- 1 lb ground pork
- 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
- 2 eggs
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp ground pepper
Tear the bread into pieces and put it into a small bowl. Pour the milk over the bread and let it sit for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, prepare the rest of the ingredients by putting everything into a large bowl.
Add the soaked bread and any residual milk.
Using your hands, mix all the ingredients together but don't overmix. Just mix until it is all combined.
Form the mixture into 36 ping pong ball sized meatballs. Pop them into a meatball griller and smoke at 180-F for 30 minutes.
Turn the heat up to 225-F and continue to smoke for an additional hour or until the internal temperature reaches 165-F.
Rest the meatballs lightly covered with foil for 15 minutes then serve and enjoy!
Serving: 6meatballs | Calories: 363kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 158mg | Sodium: 357mg | Potassium: 556mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 132IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 3mg