These cocktail elk (venison) meatballs are fast, easy and delicious. Serving up some venison sure spices up these holiday parties! They’re just a little bit unusual and taste great!
They’re great crowd pleasers. Kids and adults love them. They are so easy to make, easy to eat as finger foods during all your holiday get togethers.
Meatball recipe 1
Ingredients for meatballs
1 medium spanish onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup uncooked instant rice
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 pound ground elk or bison
In a large bowl, combine the chopped spanish onion , instant rice, salt and pepper mix with the venison. Shape into 1″ balls. Place in a greased 8-in. square baking dish.
- 3/4 cup water
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 1/3 cup ketchup
- 1/3 cup condensed tomato soup
- 1 tbs. mustard dry
- 2 tsp paprika
Combine the remaining ingredients; pour over meatballs.
Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 35-45 minutes
Try these meatballs with a variety of sauces. Double the recipe for a larger crowd.
Meatball recipe 2
Mini-sized ground bison or elk meatballs are seasoned with a little minced onion and garlic, fresh parsley and Worcestershire sauce,They are tenderized with egg, milk and bread crumbs. Yield about 3 dozen mini meatballs.
- 1 lb. lean ground bison or elk meat
- 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
- 1/3 cup minced onion
- 2 teaspoons minced garlic
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
Mix all ingredients in a large bowl
Form 1″ balls and cook in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, turning or tossing frequently to brown all surfaces.
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