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T his linky party is the perfect place to show off your creativity! Share your blog posts, for a chance to be featured next month!     WELCOME to the August 2022  " You're the Star " Blog Hop! Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share from my blog: Keep cool during these last few weeks of summer with my delicious 3-Ingredient No Churn Ice Cream ! ___________________________ WELCOME to  HOME feature week of the August 2022  " You're the STAR " blog hop! Meet your HOME week Hosts   This week is HOME feature week Swing by the Home Hosts' Blogs: Bev from Eclectic Red Barn Cindy from Mom, the Lunch Lady Niki from Life as a LEO Wife This is a month long Linky party featuring YOU! There will be 4 different features each week and 4 different feature categories.  Just to be clear - this is NOT a themed party - you may link up ANY family-friendly blog posts any day of each month.   The "theme" occurs in our weekly features:

EASY Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs

These tender meatballs are packed with smokey bacon and cheese, making them taste like a cheeseburger without the bun. So easy they are perfect for a quick weeknight dinner! 


Meatballs are always a hit at our house. I usually make them with sauce and spaghetti, but this recipe totally caught my eye a few years back, so I decided to give it a try. My kids LOVE cheeseburgers, so I knew they would totally be into these meatballs. 

These meatballs are super good! I love the sweet onion flavour, paired with the smokey bacon and beef. The ketchup and Dijon mustard bring it all together, to make them taste like an actual cheeseburger. They are nice and tender and the cheese just gets all bubbly and crisp on the outside. I served mine with mashed potatoes with gravy, and broccoli. I also garnished them with pickles and tomatoes, because that's how we like to dress our burgers. The kids said they were delicious and they really didn't miss the bun at all!


Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs

1 small onion, chopped
6 slices bacon, chopped
1 lb lean ground beef
¼ cup almond meal (almond flour)
2/3 C cheddar cheese, shredded
2 Tbs ketchup
2 tsp Dijon mustard
1 egg
Salt & pepper

In a large non stick skillet, cook the onion and bacon over medium heat, until bacon is crispy and onions begin to caramelise; about 10-15 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, remove bacon mixture from skillet, to a paper towel lined plate. Let cool.

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, almond flour, cheese, egg, ketchup, mustard, salt, pepper and cooled bacon mixture. Form ground beef mixture into 15 equal sized meatballs (a bit larger than a golf ball) and place in a 9x13 inch baking dish. 

Bake in preheated oven for 18-20 minutes; until cooked through. Allow the meatballs to set 5 minutes before serving.

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Comments

  1. I love this idea! Have you ever tried putting a cubed piece of cheese in the center of the meatballs so the cheese is melty when you bite into the meatball?

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  2. You had me at bacon! Love this recipe and it will be next on my list to make for my family. Thank you

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  3. Ok I have never heard of these meatballs and they look absolutely amazing. I love how easy these are to veganize too. And with the big game coming soon you just can't go wrong

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  4. Thank you for sharing at #OverTheMoon. Pinned and shared. Have a lovely week. I hope to see you at next week’s party too! Please stay safe and healthy. Come party with us at Over The Moon! Catapult your content Over The Moon! @marilyn_lesniak @EclecticRedBarn

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  5. Great recipe and I love the idea. All the ingredients are our favorite, who doesn't love bacon? Thank you for sharing

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  6. Oh my goodness, these bacon cheeseburger meatballs were so amazing, such a great recipe and perfect to turn into appetizers!

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  7. I told my mum to try this and she is completely in love!

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  8. I havent tried this but looks a delicious snack with easy to find ingredients and straight forward. Thank you for the recipe.

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  9. What an awesome way to enjoy meatballs!! I'm totally making these for my next party for sure!

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  10. I love meatballs, they seem to be everyone's favorite party snack. Can't wait to try your version!

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  11. These are amazing for keto. Thanks for sharing!!

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  12. These were loved by everyone who tried them. My family loved meatballs and these were really full of flavour. Thank you for sharing.

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