Merry Meatballs

Store-bought salsa serves as the speedy sauce for tender homemade meatballs.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 30

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
egg
1/3
cup Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
1/4
cup milk
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1 1/2
cups Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa (from 16-oz jar)
2
medium green onions, thinly sliced (2 tablespoons), if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In medium bowl, mix all ingredients except salsa and green onions. Shape into thirty 1-inch balls. Place in ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
  • 2 Bake uncovered about 15 minutes or until no longer pink in center and thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F.
  • 3 In 2-quart saucepan, heat salsa and meatballs to boiling, stirring occasionally; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes or until salsa and meatballs are hot. Sprinkle with green onions. Serve hot.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    40
    (
    Calories from Fat
    20),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2g
    2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    70mg
    70%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    2g
    2%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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