Grape and Barbecue Meatballs
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Grape and Barbecue Meatballs
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
3 hrs
Total Time
3 hrs 5 mins

Sweet grape jelly and tangy barbecue sauce blend together in this super easy-to-make grape and barbecue meatballs recipe.

Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Fuel Source: Carbalicious (THM E)
Diets: GF, LF, NF, SF
Yield: 12
For Freshly Cooked Meatballs
  1. In a saucepan, mix together the jelly, barbecue sauce, and garlic.

  2. Heat, stirring frequently, over medium-high heat until thoroughly mixed and hot.

  3. Add the cooked meatballs and enjoy!

For Frozen Meatballs Using Slow Cooker
  1. Add the frozen meatballs to the crock of a slow cooker.

  2. Pour in the jelly and barbecue sauce then add the garlic. Kinda mix it together (you can stir it more thoroughly once it's hot).

  3. Cook on high for about 3 to 4 hours or on low for about 6 to 7 hours.

  4. Stir more thoroughly and enjoy!

For Frozen Meatballs Using Pressure Cooker (Instant Pot)
  1. Place a trivet in the bottom of the pressure cooker. Add the frozen meatballs and the 1 cup water.

  2. Cook on high pressure for 5 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, mix together the jelly, barbecue sauce, and garlic. Heat over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until well mixed and hot; set aside.

  4. Natural release pressure cooker. Drain water.

  5. Add sauce to meatballs (or meatballs to sauce, whichever you prefer), mix together, and enjoy!


When I made this recipe, I used the Healthy Turkey Meatballs from iFOODreal. To make it on plan with THM, I used the leanest possible ground turkey meat and, instead of using two whole eggs, I use one whole egg and one whole egg white.

Nutrition Facts
Grape and Barbecue Meatballs
Amount Per Serving (9 meatballs)
Calories 110
% Daily Value*
Total Carbohydrates 40g 13%
Dietary Fiber 20g 80%
Protein 16g 32%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition facts are approximate and may vary based on specific ingredients used.
Calories: 110 kcal