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Horseradish Meatballs

"These spicy meatballs with their thick savory sauce are a popular party food," notes Joyce Benninger of Owen Sound, Ontario. "I also like to serve them with rice and a salad for a hearty meal."
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 35 min.
  • Makes
    3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1/2 pound ground pork or turkey
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Combine first six ingredients. Add beef and pork; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls. Place on a greased rack in a 15x10x1-in. pan. Bake until a thermometer reads 160° (165° if using ground turkey), 35-40 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine sauce ingredients; bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes. Gently stir in meatballs.

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  • lurky27
    Jan 2, 2011

    These turned out sooo good! We used all ground turkey and additional ketchup instead of chili sauce.~ Theresa