BBQ meatballs with a mango/pineapple twist.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
1 hr 5 mins
total:
1 hr 30 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Meatballs:
Tropical BBQ Sauce:

Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly spray a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.

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  • Puree mango chunks using an electric blender or food processor.

  • Place ground beef in a large mixing bowl; add bread crumbs, garlic, soup mix, adobo, thyme, ginger, salt, and pepper. Mix thoroughly. Add eggs, followed by pureed mango; mix again. Shape into 1 1/2-inch meatballs and place on the prepared baking sheet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until browned and no longer pink in the centers, about 45 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, mix barbeque sauce, mango, pineapple, sugar, soy sauce, mustard, and cinnamon for sauce together in a medium mixing bowl.

  • Remove meatballs from the oven and drain excess oil/grease. Increase oven temperature to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Pour sauce over meatballs and return to the oven.

  • Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.

Cook's Note:

You can use fresh or frozen and thawed mango chunks, and either fresh or canned pineapple chunks.

Nutrition Facts

431 calories; protein 22.4g; carbohydrates 49.3g; fat 15.8g; cholesterol 117.5mg; sodium 1502.3mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
03/17/2020
Wow. The meatballs are filled With delicious flavor The cooking aroma was enticing. The pineapple mango bbq sauce has a little “zing” to it. Just Enough to enhance the taste experience. Read More