View Full Version : Lemon-Olive Meatball Appetizers

03-10-2009, 03:10 PM
1 pound ground beef
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup cheddar cheese -- grated
12 olives -- minced
1/4 green bell pepper -- chopped fine
1 cup soft bread crumbs
1/2 cup milk
1 egg -- beaten
12 bacon slices

Partially cook bacon, keeping it from curling.

Mix all ingredients except bacon. Shape into 12 balls. Wrap a bacon
slice around each ball; fasten with a toothpick. Arrange in baking
dish. Bake in preheated 350-degree oven for about 40 minutes, turning
once or twice.

03-10-2009, 03:13 PM
Oh yummmers.

I could see using lamb in this with feta cheese and using onions instead of green peppers.

Is it lunch time yet?