Meatball Mini Burgers

Bite-sized barbecue burgers start with fully cooked frozen meatballs and large refrigerated buttermilk flaky biscuits.

  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 32

Ingredients

Tiny Buns

1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated buttermilk or original biscuits (8 biscuits)
1
egg
1
tablespoon water
2
tablespoons sesame seed

Meatballs

2
teaspoons vegetable oil
1/2
cup chopped onion (1 medium)
3/4
cup chili sauce
1/4
cup water
1/4
cup yellow mustard
2
teaspoons chili powder
32
frozen plain meatballs (from 28-oz package; about 3 cups), thawed
8
slices (3/4 oz each) American cheese, cut into quarters
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. On ungreased cookie sheet, place biscuits 1 to 2 inches apart. Cut each biscuit into quarters, but do not separate pieces. In small bowl, beat egg and 1 tablespoon water. Brush egg mixture over tops of biscuits; sprinkle with sesame seed.
  • 2 Bake 14 to 17 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly; separate biscuit quarters.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook, stirring frequently, until onion is tender. Stir in chili sauce, 1/4 cup water, the mustard and chili powder. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until slightly thickened.
  • 4 Add meatballs to chili sauce mixture. Cover; cook over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until meatballs are hot.
  • 5 Split each biscuit quarter to make tiny bun. Fill each bun with 1 cheese piece, 1 meatball and some of the sauce. Secure with toothpick.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    150
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    470mg
    470%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    11g
    11%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    8g
    8%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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