Bacon Bourbon Keto Meatballs
This low carb appetizer is a crowd favorite. Whether it's game day, a potluck or you are ringing in the New Year, these bacon bourbon keto meatballs are mouthwatering flavor combination of whiskey, bbq sauce and bacon! Pop them in an air fryer for a simple snack in minutes or bake in your oven.
Bacon Bourbon Keto Meatballs Recipe Video
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- 1 pound ground beef
- 6 slices bacon, diced
- 1/4 cup minced or finely diced onion
- 1 cup ground pork rinds
- 1/3 cup sugar-free BBQ Sauce, homemade or store bought
- 1/4 cup bourbon
- 1/4 cup minced parsley
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
Bourbon BBQ Sauce Ingredients
- 1/2 cup sugar-free BBQ Sauce, homemade or store bought
- 1/4 cup water
- 2 tablespoons bourbon
Bacon Bourbon Keto Meatballs Directions
Add all ingredients for meatballs into a large bowl.
Mix with a spoon or clean hands until fully combined.
Make meat balls
Roll into balls that are about 1 inch thick in diameter.
Air Fryer Instructions
Place meatballs in an even single layer on the air fryer tray or basket. Air fryer at 400 degrees for 6 minutes.
Now the sauce
To make the sauce, add bbq sauce, water and bourbon to a saucepan. Simmer over medium heat until sauce is thickened (about 10 minutes). Drizzle sauce over meatballs.
Place meatballs in an even layer on a parchment or foil lined baking tray. Bake at 400 degrees for 9-12 minutes.
Place uncooked meatballs in a single layer in a freezer safe bag. Freeze to use later. To cook, thaw out the night before and cook as instructed above.