Recipe: Perfect Pork Meatballs

Perfect Pork Meatballs

Recipe: Perfect Pork Meatballs


  • - 2 1/2 lbs Pork Shoulder
  • - 1/2 lb Bacon
  • - 10 Sweet Cherry Peppers
  • - 1/4 cup Hot Chili Pepper Juice
  • - 1 lb bread (the drier, the better)
  • - 4 eggs
  • - 4 tbsp Cattleman's Grill Tri-Tip Seasoning


Using a good boning knife like the Victorinox 6" boning knife, cube up 2 1/2 pounds of pork shoulder. Place in a large mixing bowl. Cut up 1/2 pound of bacon, place in bowl with pork shoulder. Combine the cherry peppers, chili pepper juice, eggs, bread, and Cattleman's Grill Tri-Tip Seasoning into the bowl. Mix well.

A handful at a time, put the mixture through a meat grinder.

Once the mixture is fully ground, roll out the meatballs and place them in a buttered foil pan.

Preheat your Yoder Smokers YS640 (or other grill) to 400°. Cook the meatballs for 15 - 20 minutes or until the internal temperature is 170° (use the Maverick PT-100 thermometer for fast and accurate temperature readings). Serve and enjoy!

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