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Saucy Meatballs

 Saucy Meatballs
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
12 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 40 min.


  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds ground turkey or beef
    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

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  • 1 bottle (14 ounces) ketchup
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) grape jelly
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped


  • In a large bowl, combine the eggs, bread crumbs, salt and pepper.
  • Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-in. balls.
  • 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.
  • 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.