BBQ Meatballs

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Ingredients

4 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup vodka
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons dried minced onion flakes
1 teaspoon garlic powder, or to taste
1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper, or to taste
3 pounds ground beef
2 pounds ground turkey
1 (15 ounce) package Italian seasoned bread crumbs

2 (28 ounce) cans crushed tomatoes
2 (14.25 ounce) cans tomato  puree
1 (18 ounce) bottle hickory smoke flavored barbeque sauce
1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple
1 cup brown sugar
1 (14 ounce) bottle ketchup
1/2 cup vodka
2 tablespoons dried minced onion flakes
1 teaspoon garlic powder, or to taste
1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper, or to taste

Directions

In a large bowl, combine eggs, 1/2 cup vodka and Worcestershire sauce. Season with 2 tablespoons onion flakes, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Mix in ground beef, ground turkey and bread crumbs.

Shape into meatballs, and set aside.

In a very large pot over medium heat, Combine crushed tomatoes, tomato puree, barbeque sauce, pineapple, brown sugar, ketchup, and 1/2 cup vodka. Season to taste with onion flakes, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and let simmer.

Heat a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Cook meatballs until evenly brown on all sides. Carefully place into sauce, and simmer for at least an hour.