Maple Mustard-Glazed Meatballs

Sweet and savory come together to form a decidedly fall-flavored meatball.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
8 meatballs


  • 18 ounces ground beef

  • 1 large egg

  • 5 tablespoons oats

  • ¼ cup diced onion

  • ¼ cup grated apple

  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream

  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup

  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon granulated garlic


  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup

  • 1 tablespoon German stone ground mustard


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Combine ground beef, oats, egg, onion, apple, cream, maple syrup, thyme, salt, pepper, and garlic in a bowl; mix until well combined. Roll beef mixture into 1-inch meatballs.

  3. Stir together 4 tablespoons maple syrup and mustard in a small bowl and brush meatballs with the glaze.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Turn meatballs over and baste with glaze. Bake until cooked through, about 10 minutes more. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

188 Calories
10g Fat
12g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 188
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 362mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 193mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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