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Passover Meatballs

 Passover Meatballs
These moist and slightly sweet meatballs are popular with family and friends during the spring holiday season. They're bound to become a tradition at your house. -Julie Sollinger Chicago, Illinois
36 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Cook: 50 min.


  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup water, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups finely chopped onion, divided
  • 1/2 cup matzo meal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice


  • In a large bowl, combine the eggs, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 cup onion,
  • matzo meal, salt and pepper. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well.
  • Shape into 1-in. balls.
  • In a Dutch oven, combine the tomato sauce, sugar, lemon juice, and
  • remaining water and onion. Add meatballs; bring to a boil. Reduce
  • heat; cover and simmer for 45 minutes or until meat is no longer
  • pink. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 6 dozen.
Matzo meal can be found in the kosher or ethnic section of your grocery store.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 74 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 115 mg sodium,

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Passover Meatballs (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.