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Honey-Garlic Glazed Meatballs Recipe

Honey-Garlic Glazed Meatballs Recipe

My husband and I raise cattle on our farm here in southwestern Ontario, so it's no surprise that we're fond of these saucy meatballs. I know your family will like them, too. —Marion Foster, Kirkton, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:22 servings


  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine eggs and milk. Add the bread crumbs, onion and salt. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-in. balls. Place on greased racks in shallow baking pans. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, saute garlic in butter until tender. Stir in the ketchup, honey and soy sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Drain meatballs; add to sauce. Carefully stir to evenly coat. Cook for 5-10 minutes. Yield: 5-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

3 each: 152 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 515mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 10g protein.

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Hannah0418 User ID: 1795891 259214
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2017

"Delish. I did cut the honey just a bit. Will make these again for sure."

John User ID: 9001474 258680
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2016

"I could give this a higher rating, but 1/2 cup of honey made this way too sweet for us. Cut back the honey and enjoy the twang!"

LeslieH User ID: 191346 244758
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2016

"easy to make and tasty."

mkaskela User ID: 6061564 244323
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2016

"Great. I used ground venison instead of ground beef."

justmbeth User ID: 1196484 234077
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2015

"Really good. Will definitely make again. The last batch of garlic I purchased was a bit stronger than typical and I think it impacted the overall flavor of these so would like to try again with a good batch."

dschultz01 User ID: 1076910 228436
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2015

"Good, easy recipe. The taste was a little strong from the soy sauce, so I might reduce that a little next time."

Luvnlifelady User ID: 8030236 221712
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2015

"I made these last night. They are a little bit messy to make but they were a big hit to eat. I didn't have a baking rack like the recipe calls for, so I just baked them on a cookie sheet (or two). I made 24 good-sized meatballs and still had extra meat mixture left. Hubby had two sandwiches for dinner and hit up the leftovers already for breakfast. My son liked it as a sandwich and over rice as well."

ahus77 User ID: 8275281 221695
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2015

"Delicious!!! You gotta try this recipe??????"

brat85 User ID: 4823464 136224
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2014

"This recipe is great. It is fairly easy to follow and make. I love the sweet & slightly tangy taste. I did find the meat mixture to wet to form balls, so added an extra pound of hamburger and 1/2 cup bread crumbs, still a little too wet but balls could be formed. I served them over spaghetti, that was okay but I think the next time I make this I will serve them over rice with a spinach salad on the side. Also I will double the sauce. This is a definite keeper and will be making again."

KMM123456789 User ID: 7160676 138519
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2013

"Really delicious, we could not stop eating them! Followed the recipe exactly and it was amazing!"

IzzyBoos_Mommy2010 User ID: 5253148 57772
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2010

"i made these once last year and even though it was just me, my husband and my parents, all 22 servings were gone!!! (the guys ate more than me and my mom) but i'm defiantly making this tonight for them again!"

twobirdies User ID: 172064 91210
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2009

"These are great! I make them every year for our Christmas open house."

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