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Moose Meatballs Recipe
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Moose Meatballs Recipe

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Our family has found these meatballs in tangy sauce a great use for moose. I was glad to find a good recipe that incorporates ground moose meat, since we eat a lot of moose steaks and I like to use it differently for a change. -Janis Plourde, Smooth Rock Falls, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:3-4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 3-4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground moose meat
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch, divided
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into strips
  • Hot cooked wide egg noodles

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (6 each) equals 375 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 142 mg cholesterol, 916 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 36 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine meat, egg, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, salt, pepper and onion. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls. In a large skillet, brown meatballs in oil. Cover and cook over low heat until the meatballs are done, about 10 minutes.
  2. In a saucepan, stir vinegar and remaining cornstarch until smooth. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Set pineapple aside. Add enough water to juice to equal 1-1/2 cups stir into vinegar mixture. Add sugar and soy sauce; cook and stir over medium heat until thickened. Add the meatballs, pineapple and green pepper; cook until heated through and the green pepper is tender. Serve over noodles. Yield: 3-4 servings.
Editor's Note: If moose meat isn't available in your area, ground beef can be substituted.
Originally published as Moose Meatballs in Taste of Home October/November 1994, p35

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (6 each) equals 375 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 142 mg cholesterol, 916 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 36 g protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 25, 2009

"It's a delicious and flavorful way to use ground moose meat. This recipe is good served over rice or noodles. I would definitely make it again."

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Reviewed Oct. 3, 2009

"Our family has been making this recipe since it appeared in the magazine 1st many years ago. It is EXCELLENT and simple.

We substitute ground white meat turkey for the moose. The flavor is still awesome & the recipe is healthy."

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