Smoked Jalapeno Popper Meatballs
These juicy and delicious meatballs have a hidden and spicy surprise! They are stuffed with jalapeno popper goodness.
What you need to make jalapeno popper meatballs:
– Ground beef – Ground pork – Bread crumbs – Jalapeno – Salt – Black pepper – Egg – Garlic minced – Cream cheese
– In a large mixing bowl, combine the beef, bread crumbs, 1 tbsp minced jalapeno, salt, pepper, egg, and garlic clove until well combined.
– In the bowl of your stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, whip the cream cheese until smooth. – Add the minced jalapeno and whip until combined.
– Prep the meatballs – Spoon a dollop, about a teaspoon of the cream cheese mixture into the center. – Finish the meatball of with a pinch more meat. – Roll the meatball.Repeat until you have finished. – Place the meatballs on a tray. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate
-Prep your smoker -Preheat a cast-iron skillet on the grill. -Add wood chunks to the smoker immediately before ready to smoke. -Place the meatballs evenly -Cover and smoke until meatballs
Like my favorite go-to bacon-wrapped jalapeno poppers these are easy to make and loaded with flavor!
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