Baked Meatballs!

Baked Meatballs With Swiss Chard #SundaySupper

Making these baked meatballs with Swiss chard or kale is an excellent way to sneak some dark leafy greens into your Sunday Supper!
Course Dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 24 meatballs
Author Erin Brighton


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb ground pork sausage (chorizo, Italian sausage)
  • 3 to 4 cloves garlic , chopped
  • 1 small onion , chopped
  • 1/3 c breadcrumbs
  • 3 T Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 c barbecue sauce or ketchup
  • 1 egg
  • Salt , pepper, and other seasonings
  • 2 to 3 large leaves of swiss chard or kale


  1. Combine ground beef and ground pork in a large bowl.
  2. Add garlic, onion, breadcrumbs, Worcestershire sauce, barbecue sauce, and the egg.
  3. Removing the rib of the chard or kale, cut the greens into thin ribbons and then cut in half again.
  4. Add the chopped chard to the bowl.
  5. Using your hands, combine all the ingredients together.
  6. Line 2 cookie pans with foil.
  7. Roll meat mixture into balls. Evenly space on a cookie sheet.
  8. Sprinkle with additional salt and pepper.
  9. Cook at 400 degrees for about 40 minutes.