Bourbon sauce adds a special twist to this classic meatballs sliders recipe. These bite sized morsels are the perfect addition to your holiday table 🍔😋

Serves about 10
For the meatballs:
2 lbs. ground beef
1/2 c. Chia seeds
1 egg
1 3/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1/4 tsp. allspice
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
1 T. butter
1 c. onion, fine diced
1 T. dried oregano
1 T. dried thyme

For the Bourbon Sauce:
1 c. ketchup
1/2 c. Bourbon
3 T. dark brown sugar
3 T. apple cider vinegar
1 T. Dijon mustard
1 T. honey
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. smoked paprika
1/2 tsp. chipotle chili powder
Salt and pepper to taste

For the slider buns:
2 bags of Brazi Bites

For the meatballs and slider buns:
1) Preheat oven to 400F.
2) In a medium saute pan heat butter. Add onion and saute until soft. Set aside.
3) In a large bowl combine beef, chia seeds, egg, salt, pepper, allspice, nutmeg, oregano and thyme. Add cooled, sauteed onions. Mix well.
4) Roll into 1 in balls and place onto a wire rack over a sheet pan.
5) Bake for 15-20 minutes until done and internal temperature is 155F. Bake the Brazi Bites at the same time as the meatballs, according to instructions on the bag.

For the Bourbon sauce:
6) In a medium saucepan combine ketchup, Bourbon, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, Dijon, honey, garlic powder, smoked paprika, chipotle powder, salt and pepper over medium heat. Bring to a simmer and cook for 10-15 minutes until reduced.

7) Coat meatballs in the sauce. Slice Brazi Bites in half and stuff each with a sauced meatball. Skewer with a toothpick and serve

Recipe from Brazilian Flair in the USA
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