1 pound ground beef
1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
1 tablespoon water
1 small onion, finely chopped, divided
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup ketchup
1 cup cola
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 medium-sized green bell pepper, finely chopped
Preheat the oven to 325°F.
In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, bread crumbs, egg, water, half of the onion, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper; mix well.
Form into 1-inch meatballs and place in a 9" x 13" baking dish.
In a medium bowl, combine the remaining ingredients, including the remaining onion, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper; mix well, then pour over the meatballs.
Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, or until the sauce is bubbling and the meatballs are cooked through.
Pairs Well With
This can be a meal as well as an appetizer.