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Mom's Meatballs

 Mom's Meatballs
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.
84 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 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 turkey or beef
    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

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  • 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.
  • 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.
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.