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Homemade Meatballs in Plum Sauce

This super-easy recipe for microwave meatballs from Michael Compean of Valencia, California features the flavors of ginger, Dijon and plum sauce. You might want to pick up extras; these will go fast!
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    3 dozen


  • 3/4 cup plum sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 package (12 ounces) frozen fully cooked homestyle meatballs, thawed
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro


  • In a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine the plum sauce, soy sauce, mustard and ginger. Add meatballs; stir gently to coat.
  • Cover and microwave on high for 5-6 minutes or until heated through, stirring once. Cool for 1 minute. Fold in onion and cilantro.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 42 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 111mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 lean meat.

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