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BBQ Chorizo Meatballs | Kita Roberts GirlCarnivore.com

BBQ Chorizo Meatballs

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 441kcal


  • 1 lbs chorizo removed from casing
  • ½ cup cooked rice
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • 1 large red sweet pepper diced
  • ½ onion diced
  • 2 tbs fresh cilantro chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 tbs brown sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Using your hands, mix the chorizo, rice, breadcrumbs, pepper, onion, cilantro and salt and pepper (if desired) in a large bowl. Dividing into 10 portions and roll into balls.
  • In a small saucepan over medium low heat, mix the barbecue sauce and brown sugar until heated.
  • Place on a greased baking dish and bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until cooked through, basting once or twice with some of the barbecue sauce.
  • Remove from oven and serve with remaining barbecue sauce poured over top.


Calories: 441kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 1754mg | Potassium: 220mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 1210IU | Vitamin C: 31.5mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 2.7mg