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Oh yum! Saucy and smoky chipotle & peach meatballs are made healthier with muesli instead of breadcrumbs. This also makes them gluten-free but nobody would ever know! glutenfreefrenzy.com
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Smoky Chipotle & Peach Meatballs {Gluten-Free}

This mouthwatering chipotle meatballs are absolutely delicious and gluten free!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free chipotle meatballs, gluten free meatball recipe, meatball recipe, smoky chipotle and peach meatballs
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 588kcal
Author: Chandice


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 lb ground pork sausage
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 C Bakery on Main Organic Happy Muesli
  • 2 tsp. gluten-free worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. parsley
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. onion salt
  • 1 C ketchup
  • 1/2 C water
  • 1/4 C apple cider vinegar
  • 3 T sugar
  • 2 T coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. worcestershire sauce gluten-free
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 2 chipotle chilies in adobo sauce gluten-free, chopped
  • 2 T adobo sauce from chilies gluten-free
  • 2/3 C peach preserves


For the sauce:

  • Combine the ketchup, water, apple cider vinegar, sugar, coconut or brown sugar, 2 tsp. worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, peach preserves, chilies and chili sauce in a sauce pan.
  • Bring to a boil then simmer on low heat for 55-60 minutes. Meanwhile, you can make the meatballs.

For the meatballs:

  • Preheat the oven to 400°.
  • With your hands, mix the meat with eggs, muesli, parsley, 1/2 tsp. black pepper, 2 tsp. worcestershire sauce & 1/2 tsp. onion salt. Form into meatballs using your hands or a mini scoop. I like using this so they are all the same size
  • . Place meatballs on a silicone baking mat lined or greased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 400° for 12 minutes. Remove and let rest.


Calories: 588kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 135mg | Sodium: 2014mg | Potassium: 587mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 720IU | Vitamin C: 7.4mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 4.3mg