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Spicy Saucy Bison Meatballs

Try these bison meatballs that are slathered in spicy sauce.

Notes

Prep Time: 15 minutes using fully cooked meatballs
Cook Time: Total cooking time 25-30 minutes

Ingredients

For the meatballs

  • 2 Pounds ground bison
  • 1 medium onion, diced fine
  • 1 Cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 Teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 2 Teaspoons ground basil
  • 1 Teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

For the sauce

  • 2 Tablespoons green relish
  • 1/4 Cup ketchup
  • 7 Ounces can tomato sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon vinegar (use balsamic if you like a sharper flavor)
  • Pinch of black pepper

Directions

For the meatballs

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl, add bison, onion, breadcrumbs, pepper, salt, basil, and Worcestershire sauce and mix well with your hands.

Form into walnut-sized balls and place on oiled cookie tray, careful not to overcrowd and let the meatballs touch.

Bake in oven 15 minutes or until done.

For the sauce

Mix everything except the meatballs together in a large nonstick pan.

Simmer over medium heat for 15 minutes stirring frequently.

Add cooked meatballs and cook gently for another 10-15 minutes until meatballs are heated through.

The recipe easily doubles.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving687
Total Fat38g58%
Sugar15gN/A
Saturated16g79%
Cholesterol159mg53%
Protein47g94%
Carbs38g13%
Vitamin A21µg2%
Vitamin B124µg69%
Vitamin B61mg47.5%
Vitamin C7mg12%
Vitamin E2mg8%
Vitamin K12µg15%
Calcium105mg11%
Fiber3g11%
Folate (food)45µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)82µg21%
Folic acid22µgN/A
Iron8mg46%
Magnesium70mg18%
Monounsaturated14gN/A
Niacin (B3)14mg69%
Phosphorus488mg70%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium1050mg30%
Riboflavin (B2)0.7mg41.2%
Sodium868mg36%
Sugars, added4gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.6mg39.3%
Zinc10mg69%