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Saucy Meatballs Recipe

Mini meatballs in a sweet, tangy sauce are definitely family friendly. They're a hit as an appetizer or for supper. Try them served over noodles. —Trish Berg, Dalton, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds ground turkey or beef
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  • 1 bottle (14 ounces) ketchup
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) grape jelly
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, bread crumbs, salt and pepper. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-in. balls.
  • 2. Place on a greased rack in a shallow baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes or until no longer pink. Drain on paper towels. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  • 3. In a large saucepan, combine the ketchup, jelly and onion. Cook and stir over medium heat for 3-5 minutes or until jelly is melted. Pour over meatballs. Bake, uncovered, 20 minutes longer or until sauce is bubbly. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

6 meatballs equals 306 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 951 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 17 g protein.