Balsamic Bistro Meatballs

Ready in
43 min
The balsamic vinaigrette dressing provides both provides flavour and added moistness to this simple, yet versatile, meatball recipe.

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

15 min

Cooking Time

28 min

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


1 lb Extra lean ground beef
0.5 cup Yellow Onion finely chopped
0.25 cup Bread crumbs
1 Egg
0.5 cup KRAFT Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing divided
1 Red Peppers cut into thin strips
0.5 cup Red Onion thinly sliced
8 Slider Buns


  1. Heat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Mix meat, yellow onions, bread crumbs, egg and 1/4 cup dressing just until blended; shape into 8 (2-inch) meatballs. Place on foil-covered rimmed baking sheet.
  3. Bake 26 to 28 min. or until done (160ºF). Meanwhile, heat 1 Tbsp. dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Add peppers and red onions; cook 5 to 10 min. or until onions begin to caramelize and peppers are tender, stirring occasionally.
  4. Place meatballs on bottom halves of buns; top with vegetable mixture and remaining dressing. Cover with tops of buns.

Recipe notes

How to easily shape the meatballs:
Use moistened hands to easily shape the meat mixture into meatballs.

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