Balsamic Glazed Meatloaf Meatball Poppers

makes 60 meatloaf meatball poppers

1 pound lean ground beef
1 cup Italian bread crumbs
½ cup milk
2 tablespoons ketchup
1 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon onion powder
½ teaspoon garlic powder
2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
2 large eggs
1 recipe Balsamic Sauce (recipe to follow)

Preheat oven to 350°F.

In a large bowl add beef, bread crumbs and milk.  Pouring milk directly over bread crumbs.  Add ketchup, egg, balsamic vinegar and your spices.  Combine well with hands, do not overwork the meat mixture.

Form into 1 tablespoon balls, using a scooper or make them about 1” balls.  Place in a 9x13 baking dish.  Cover with balsamic sauce. Bake for 30 minutes.

Balsamic Sauce
1 cup ketchup
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
¼ cup brown sugar, packed
1 cup water

Combine ingredients in a medium bowl.  Whisk to combine well. Set aside until needed.

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