Buffalo Rabbit Meatballs

Buffalo Rabbit Meatballs

Buffalo Rabbit Meatballs, this recipe is a great appetizer for games, potlucks or something different for dinner.  A fun play on Buffalo chicken wings – a lean, mean ground rabbit meatball!

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 Buffalo Rabbit Meatballs -Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground rabbit
  •  1 egg
  •  1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  •  1/4 cup onion, finely diced
  •  1/2 cup celery, finely diced
  •  1/2 cup gorgonzola (or other bleu cheese) cheese, crumbled
  •  1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
  •  1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Vegetable or olive oil, to grease the baking dish

Buffalo Rabbit Meatballs -The sauce

  • 1/2 cup Frank’s Red Hot
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

Buffalo Rabbit Meatballs – Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Rub the bottom of a large baking dish with a bit of oil, to prevent the meatballs from sticking.
  • Combine all meatball ingredients until well-blended. (The mixture may feel a bit sticky.) Roll the mixture into one inch balls. Place in a single layer in the baking dish and bake for about 25 minutes.
  • Combine the Frank’s Red Hot with the melted butter. For a milder sauce, add more butter or decrease the hot sauce.
  • Pour the sauce over the meatballs and serve!

Makes about 2 dozen. You can easily double or triple this recipe for a big crowd!