Apple Chicken Meatballs with Peanut Butter BBQ Glaze

Apple Chicken Meatballs with Peanut Butter BBQ Glaze

Wow your taste buds with this chicken meatball dish. A unique combination of apples, feta, chicken and a smoky peanut butter BBQ glaze. These mini bite sized meatballs will be the hit of any party and are great to bring to a pot luck dinner!

 

Meatball Ingredients:

1/4 small tart apple, grated

1/4 small red onion, grated

1 tsp minced garlic (1 cloves)

1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp smoked sea salt

1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper

1 large egg white

1 pound ground chicken

1/4 c feta cheese

1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce

1/4 tsp liquid smoke

Seed Butter BBQ Glaze Ingredients:

3 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Sunflower Seed Butter

1/2 c ketchup

T maple syrup or honey

1 tsp balsamic glaze

Pinch smoked sea salt

Drop of liquid smoke

Step By Step Apple Chicken Meatballs Recipe Directions:

Step 1Spray a mini muffin tin with cooking spray and set aside. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients to make the meatballs. Divide the mixture into quarters, then separate each quarter into 4 balls. Arrange meatballs on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes.

Step 2: Meanwhile, combine sauce ingredients and stir until sunflower seed butter dissolves into ketchup. Remove meatballs from oven and top with sauce, placing a dollop on top of each ball and return to oven for 5-10 min more, or until cooked through.

Step 3: Enjoy your meatballs!

Can’t get enough of the bite sized balls? Turn this recipe into a meatloaf by simply placing in a bread pan and increase your baking time to 40 minutes without the sauce. Remove after 40 min, add sauce and bake an additional 5-10 min or until done.

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