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Mom's Meatballs Recipe
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Mom's Meatballs Recipe

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In El Dorado, Arkansas, Dorothy Smith bakes a large batch of moist meatballs that are tender and flavorful. Serve some for dinner and freeze the extras for the two tasty recipes that follow.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:84 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 84 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 cup crushed saltines (about 24 crackers)
  • 3 pounds ground beef

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 36 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 28 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the onion, ketchup, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce and crackers. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-in. balls.
  2. Place meatballs on a greased rack in a shallow baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 10 minutes or until meat is no longer pink; drain. Serve meatballs immediately, or refrigerate or freeze for use in other recipes. Yield: 7 dozen.
Originally published as Mom's Meatballs in Quick Cooking July/August 2001, p12

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 36 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 28 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 28, 2011

WOW WOW WOW

used Jack Daniels hickory BBQ sauce, oyster crackers and 1 pound of sausage 2 pounds of ground beef. Made delicious meatball subs too. Thank You for sharing that recipe!!!!!

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Reviewed Jul. 13, 2009

I make these meatballs often. Although there is no sauce, our family loves them...sometimes just by themselves! They're great, however, tossed into spaghetti sauce or on a hoagie roll.

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Reviewed Jun. 16, 2009

These meatballs were very bland. They needed a sauce to make them more tasty.

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