Sweet ‘n’ Saucy Meatballs
I got the recipe for these meatballs from one of my husband's parishioners, and I have modified it over the years. I usually double it to accommodate our big family of eight.—Kim Brandt, Lovell, Wyoming
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
- 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
- 1-1/2 cups water
- 1-1/4 cups ketchup
- 1 cup sugar
- In a large bowl, combine egg and oats. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls.
- Place in a lightly greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Combine water, ketchup and sugar; pour over meatballs. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-50 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 334 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 637mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 1g fiber), 17g protein.
Originally published as Sweet 'n' Saucy Meatballs in Taste of Home August/September 2002