Baked Barbecued Meatballs in Sauce

My mother-in-law gave me this recipe just after we were married and I still make this; a good company dish.



  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons evaporated milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


    • 1 small onion, diced
    • 1 cup ketchup
    • 2 tablespoons vinegar
    • 3/4 cup water
    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
    • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
    • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire
    • Salt and pepper to taste


    1. Meatballs: Combine all ingredients together and form into small balls. Brown in skillet, drain on paper towel.
    2. Place in a lasagna-size baking dish.
    3. Sauce: Combine all ingredients together in a medium saucepan. Bring to boil; boil for 5 minutes. Pour over meatballs.
    4. Bake uncovered in 350 degrees F oven for 1 hour.
    5. Serve with hot rice or noodles and a green salad.

    Yield: 4 servings

    Recipe can be doubled.

    Shared with by Bobi, Rdg, Mexico

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