Gluten Free Meatballs

There’s nothing yummier at a party than a finely made meatball.  So many people miss out on the wonderful party meatballs, though, because of gluten intolerance.  No more must this be true!

Substitute crushed Pretzel Perfection Gluten Free Pretzel Sticks for breadcrumbs, and you’ll make your appetizer gluten free, and fabulously flavorful.

Here’s the low down on how to make these tasty meatballs.  Full recipe can be found below.

Start with the following ingredients:

Pretzel Perfection Tomato Basil Meatballs

 

Open a bag of Pretzel Perfection Tomato Basil Pretzel Sticks, empty them into a plastic bag, and finely crush them.

Finely crushed Pretzel Perfection Tomato Basil Sticks

 

Time to get messy!  Use your hands to mix together all the ingredients in a large bowl.

Tomato Basil Gluten Free Meatballs

 

Form the mixture into approximately 1 inch balls.

Pretzel Perfection Tomato Basil Gluten Free Meatballs

 

Cook em up!

Gluten Free Meatball Recipe

 

Serve and enjoy!

Gluten Free Meatball Recipe

Tomato Basil Gluten Free Meatballs
Totally yummy gluten free meatballs made with crushed Pretzel Perfection Gluten Free Pretzel Sticks!
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 3 oz. bags Pretzel Perfection Gluten Free Tomato Basil Pretzel Sticks (3/4 cup finely crushed, remainder for serving)
  • 3 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • ¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup ketchup 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Instructions
  1. Open one bag of Pretzel Perfection Gluten Free Tomato Basil Pretzel Sticks.
  2. Empty them into a gallon ziplock bag, and finely crush them.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, eggs, crushed pretzel sticks, onion, cheddar cheese, ketchup, salt, and pepper using your hands.
  4. Form the meat into meatballs about 1 inch wide.
  5. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  6. Add the meatballs to the skillet to cook. Turn the meatballs frequently until fully browned. Will take about 10 minutes.
  7. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the meatballs to a plate.
  8. Skewer the meatballs with Pretzel Perfection Gluten Free Tomato Basil Pretzel Sticks.
  9. Serve up some yum!
 

Onion Dip

Onion Dip
Dry onion soup mix is put to shame with this homemade simple and delicious dip. Pair it with Pretzel Perfection Garlic Herb Gluten Free Pretzel Sticks, and you'll have the perfect party appetizer!
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Recipe type: Appetizer
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Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1½ cups onion - chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 bag Pretzel Perfection Garlic Herb Gluten Free Pretzel Sticks
Instructions
  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat.


  2. Add onions and ¼ teaspoon salt.


  3. Cook until onions are caramelized. Stir consistently. Should take about 20 minutes.


  4. Remove onions and let them cool.


  5. In a mixing bowl, add sour cream, mayonnaise, garlic powder, pepper, and remaining salt.


  6. Add onions once they are cooled.


  7. Stir together.


  8. Place in serving dish and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.


  9. Open bag of Pretzel Perfection Garlic Herb Gluten Free Pretzel Sticks, then serve and enjoy!


 

Chef’s Salad

Chef's Salad
A wonderful traditional chef's salad the Pretzel Perfection way. Add pretzel sticks and know that your kids and guests alike will be loving this great salad!
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Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 4
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Ingredients
  • 4 cups romaine lettuce - chopped (or your favorite mixed greens)
  • 1 pound meat of your choice - ham, turkey, roast beef, or a mixture - chopped or cut in matchstick pieces
  • 2 hard boiled eggs - chopped
  • 2 avocados- peeled and diced
  • 4 roma tomatoes - diced
  • 1 cucumber - sliced
  • 1 cup cheese - cheddar, swiss, or whatever your favorite is - grated or cut in matchstick pieces
  • 1 bag Pretzel Perfection Tomato Basil Gluten Free Pretzel Sticks - crushed
  • 1 cup dressing of choice - ranch, blue cheese, etc
Instructions
  1. Divide lettuce among individual plates


  2. Arrange the meat, cheese, eggs, avocados, tomatoes, and cucumber on each plate.


  3. Open bag of Pretzel Perfection Tomato Basil Gluten Free Pretzel Sticks and crush in your hand before topping each serving with them.


  4. Leave dressing on the table for each person to dress their salad as they wish, and enjoy



 

Pretzel Perfection Clusters on Sale at Target Now

***Pretzel Perfection is not currently carried at Target stores***

Pretzel Perfection on Sale at TargetPretzel Perfection is a company based out of Vancouver Washington that creates sweet and savory gluten free pretzel snacks. Their chocolate-covered pretzel clusters are on the shelves at Target stores nationwide. Right now these sweet pretzel snacks are on sale at Target- three bags for $10.

The suggested retail price for Pretzel Perfection’s Clusters is $4.99 per bag, so Target customers who take advantage of this sale will receive a 33% discount on each bag.

The two flavors of Clusters available at Target are the Salted Caramel Clusters, and the Ultimate Clusters. (more…)