Mini-Bacon Meatballs

Easy 10 Minute Meatballs

2 strips bacon, diced

1/4 cup diced onion

1 clove garlic, minced

1/2 lb. ground sirloin

1/4 cup dry bread crumbs  

2 Tbsp. minced fresh parsley  

1/2 tsp. paprika

1/2 tsp. black pepper

1/2 tsp. kosher salt

1 egg, beaten

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat a broiler pan with nonstick spray.

Cook bacon in  skillet over medium-high heat until starting to crisp, about 4 minutes; remove and set aside on a paper-towel-lined plate. Pour off all but 1 Tbsp. drippings from skillet.

Saute onion in same skillet in the 1 Tbsp. drippings over medium heat until softened, about 3 minutes.  Add garlic to skillet; cook 1 minute.

Combine sirloin, cooked bacon, onion mixture, bread crumbs, parsley, paprika, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Stir in beaten egg.

Form mixture into 1-inch meatballs and place on prepared broiler pan.  Bake meatballs until fully cooked, about 10 minutes.

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