Creole Meatballs

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  • 50 min prep time
  • total time
  • 16 ingredients
  • 48 servings

Ingredients

Meatballs

1
egg
1 1/2
lb. lean ground beef
1/2
cup Progresso™ Italian Style Bread Crumbs
1/4
cup chopped onion
1/4
cup chopped green bell pepper
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon celery salt
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
(15-oz.) can tomato sauce

Sauce

2
tablespoons oil
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons currant jelly
1
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2
teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1/4
teaspoon garlic salt
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Beat egg in large bowl. Add ground beef, bread crumbs, onion, bell pepper, salt, celery salt, 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper and 2 tablespoons of the tomato sauce; mix well. Shape mixture into 48 (1 1/4-inch) meatballs, using about 1 tablespoon mixture for each. Place in ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan.
  2. 2 Bake at 400°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until thoroughly cooked and no longer pink in center.
  3. 3 Meanwhile, heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat until hot. With wire whisk, stir in flour; cook and stir until mixture turns a deep, rich brown color. Stir in remaining tomato sauce and all remaining sauce ingredients. Bring to a boil. Cook an additional minute, stirring constantly.
  4. 4 Add cooked meatballs to sauce; stir gently to coat. Serve with cocktail toothpicks.

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