When you’re looking for foods to round out your barbecuing repertoire this summer, why not put a cheesy spin on meatballs at the same time? These bacon-wrapped meatballs are oozing with mozzarella and sure to be a hit at your next summer celebration. Pitmaster X shows us how to make them with this easy video recipe.

You’ll Need:

– 1 pound minced meat
– 1 egg
– Crumbled rusk (crumbled twice-baked and/or dry bread)
– 20 mozzarella salad balls
– 20 slices of bacon
– 2 tablespoons BBQ dry rub (Pitmaster X recommends Don Marc’s Pig Wings)
– BBQ Sauce

How To:

  1. Mix the, egg. minced meat, crumbled rusk and dry rub together until you get a smooth consistency.
  2. Take a bit of the minced meat and flatten it in your hand.
  3. Place a mozzarella ball in the middle of the meat and form it into a ball, rolling until the surface is smooth.
  4. Roll the meatball in a slice of bacon.
  5. Smoke the meatballs in the barbecue (or, if you need, in the oven) at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 to 20 minutes.
  6. Brush the meatballs with BBQ sauce and let them sit on the barbecue for another 5 minutes.

Check out that cheese just oozing out onto the plate! Are these making you hungry, too? Will you give this recipe a try?