Cocktail Meatballs Recipe

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Cocktail Meatballs

Laurie Roberts

By
@Luv2TryNew

I've had this recipe for years and haven't made it in a very long time. But I do remember how good these are. No leftovers here!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Party gathering
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

3 lb
lean ground beef
1/2 c
seasoned bread crumbs
2 medium
onions, minced
4 tsp
prepared horseradish
4
garlic cloves, crushed
1 1/2 c
tomato juice
4 tsp
salt
pepper to taste

SAUCE:

1/4 c
butter
2
onions, chopped
1/4 c
flour
3 c
beef broth
1 c
red wine
1/4 c
brown sugar
1/4 c
ketchup
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
6
ginger snaps, crumbled (optional)
2 tsp
salt and pepper

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 450.
2Combine ground beef, bread crumbs, onions, horseradish, garlic, tomato juice, salt and pepper.
3Mix well and shape into 1" balls. Place in jelly roll pan and brown in oven for 10 minutes.
Remove from oven and drain. Set aside.
4For the sauce: Melt butter in large skillet. Add the onions and saute until golden.
5Blend in flour. Add beef broth, stirring until smooth.
6Stir in remaining ingredients (red wine, brown sugar, ketchup, lemon juice, salt and pepper, and ginger snaps.
7Simmer over low heat for 15 minutes. Add meatballs and simmer 5 more minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy