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Dressed-Up Meatballs Recipe
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Dressed-Up Meatballs Recipe

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Frozen meatballs and a jar of sweet-and-sour sauce make this microwave meal a last-minute lifesaver when racing against the clock. The flavorful sauce is dressed up with a hint of garlic and nicely coats the colorful mixture of meatballs, carrots, green pepper and onion. -Ivy Eresmas, Dade City, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (32 ounces) frozen fully cooked homestyle meatballs, thawed
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 2 medium carrots, julienned
  • 1 small green pepper, julienned
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 jar (10 ounces) sweet-and-sour sauce
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 294 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 516 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place the meatballs in a 3-qt. microwave-safe dish; top with the onion, carrots, green pepper and garlic. Combine the sauces; pour over meatballs.
  2. Cover and microwave on high for 6-8 minutes or until vegetables are tender and meatballs are heated through, stirring twice. Serve with rice. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Dressed-Up Meatballs in Quick Cooking May/June 2002, p27

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 294 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 516 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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