Apple Meatballs Recipe
- 1 egg
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 1/4 cup crushed seasoned stuffing
- 1 envelope onion soup mix
- 2-1/2 pounds ground beef
- 2 bottles (18 ounces each) barbecue sauce
- 1 jar (12 ounces) apple jelly
- 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
- 1. In a large bowl, combine the first four ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-in. balls.
- 2. In a large skillet, brown the meatballs; drain. Transfer to a greased 3-qt. baking dish. In a large saucepan, combine the sauce ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 10 minutes. Pour over meatballs.
- 3. Cover and bake at 325° for 30 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Yield: 72 meatballs.
1 serving (7 each) equals 304 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 97 mg cholesterol, 450 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein.
Enjoy this recipe with a blush wine such as White Zinfandel or a Rosé.