BBQ Onion Bombs


  • 2 yellow onions
  • 1lb. ground beef
  • 1/4 cup diced onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp spicy ketchup
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 1 pack of bacon
  • 1 bottle of recteq BBQ sauce


  • Cut off the tops and bottoms of the onions and remove the exterior skin.
  • Cut the onion in half and peel the layers apart; keep the biggest layers to stuff with meat.
  • Setting the onion layers aside, mix the ground beef, diced onion, parsley, mushroom, brown sugar, condiments, and bread crumbs in a large mixing bowl by hand.
  • Place a handful of the meatloaf mixture inside two of the onion layer pieces.
  • Wrap the onion meatballs in bacon, using three slices per ball.
  • Secure the bacon with toothpicks to keep it from unraveling during cooking.
  • Preheat the recteq to 425℉ and smoke for 40 minutes.
  • Cover in BBQ sauce and cook for additional 5 minutes.