Creamy Veggie Meatballs Recipe
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Creamy Veggie Meatballs Recipe

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“My gang has enjoyed this comfort food for years. The kids don’t even know they’re getting veggies. It’s delicious over rice, egg noodles or mashed potatoes.” —Kathy Hinton, Gilbert, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup shredded carrot
  • 2/3 cup shredded potato
  • 1/3 cup shredded zucchini
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef
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  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1-1/4 cups 2% milk
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Minced fresh parsley, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without potatoes) equals 311 calories, 17 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 92 mg cholesterol, 907 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 19 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls.
  2. In a large skillet, brown meatballs in oil in small batches; drain. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the soups and milk; pour over meatballs.
  4. Cover and bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until bubbly. Serve with mashed potatoes; garnish with parsley if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Veggie Meatballs in Simple & Delicious February/March 2011, p55

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without potatoes) equals 311 calories, 17 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 92 mg cholesterol, 907 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 19 g protein.

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Reviewed Sep. 20, 2011

yes-yes-yes I will do this again. My family loved it so much even the picky eaters want it again!!!! I intened to make the meatballs and freeze them to keep them on hand. Koodoes to you for bringing us this recipie. Thanks alot

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Reviewed Mar. 18, 2011

Very good. A sneaky way to get some veggies!

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Reviewed Feb. 17, 2011

This is a fabulous recipe. I doubled it when I cooked it so there would be left overs and it went over quite well at my house! Will definitely make this again

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