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Moose Meatballs Recipe

Moose Meatballs Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

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.