Stout Meatballs with Beer BBQ Sauce Recipe

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Jul. 20, 2015

This is perfect for the big game! What could be better than beef n beer.


For the meatballs
Ground beef 1/2 Pound
Ground pork 1/2 Pound
Garlic powder 1 Teaspoon
Onion powder 1 Teaspoon
Cumin 1/4 Teaspoon
For the sauce
Cayenne pepper 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Egg 1
Garlic cloves 4 , minced
Breadcrumbs 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Stout 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Stout beer 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Brown sugar 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Tomato paste 3 Tablespoon
Worcestershire sauce 2 Tablespoon
Soy sauce 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Smoked paprika 2 Teaspoon
Onion powder 1 Teaspoon
Sriracha 1 1/2 Teaspoon



For the meatballs

In a large bowl, add all the meatball ingredients, mix with hands until just combined. Don't overmix! 

Place in the fridge to chill for 1 hour or up to 1 day.

For the sauce.

In a pot over medium high heat, add oil and garlic; stir and fry for about 30 seconds. 

Add all of the remaining sauce ingredients; stir and simmer until thickened and reduced, about 15 minutes. 


Preheat oven to 400ºF (200ºC).

Using a scoop and your hands, form meat balls same size as a pin-pong ball. 

Place on a parchment paper covered cookie sheet. 

Cook in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.

Heat 2 Tbsp olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat until hot. 

Add the partially cooked meat balls, and cook until they start to brown. 

Reduce heat and add the sauce, cooking at a simmer until meatballs are glazed and sauce is very thick.


Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 7

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 296Calories from Fat 166

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.7%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 955 mg39.79%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 13 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet