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Horseradish Meatballs Recipe

"These spicy meatballs with their thick savory sauce are a popular party food," notes Joyce Benninger of Owen Sound, Ontario. "I also like to serve them with rice and a salad for a hearty meal."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:18 servings


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1/2 pound ground pork or turkey
  • SAUCE:
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Crumble meat over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls.
  • 2. Place meatballs on a greased rack in a shallow baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°; drain.
  • 3. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine the sauce ingredients. Bring to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Add meatballs; stir gently to coat. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 130 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 454mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0.550g fiber), 11g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1/2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 fat

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Reviewed Jan. 2, 2011

"These turned out sooo good! We used all ground turkey and additional ketchup instead of chili sauce.

~ Theresa"

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