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Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Bottled sweet-and-sour sauce is the easy glaze for homemade meatballs.

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  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 30
 

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1/3
cup Progresso® plain bread crumbs
1/4
cup milk
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
egg
1
jar (10 oz) sweet-and-sour sauce

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  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In large bowl, mix beef, onion, bread crumbs, milk, salt, pepper and egg. Shape mixture into thirty 1-inch meatballs. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, place meatballs.
  • 2 Bake uncovered about 15 minutes or until meatballs are no longer pink in center and thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F.
  • 3 In 2-quart saucepan, mix meatballs and sweet-and-sour sauce. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sauce and meatballs are hot. Serve hot with toothpicks.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In large bowl, mix beef, onion, bread crumbs, milk, salt, pepper and egg. Shape mixture into thirty 1-inch meatballs. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, place meatballs.
  • 2 Bake uncovered about 15 minutes or until meatballs are no longer pink in center and thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F.
  • 3 In 2-quart saucepan, mix meatballs and sweet-and-sour sauce. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sauce and meatballs are hot. Serve hot with toothpicks.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For Salsa Meatballs, use 1 1/2 cups Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa instead of the sweet-and-sour sauce.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Meatball
Calories
45
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
75mg
75%;
Total Carbohydrate
4g
4%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.