Funyun Onion Meat Balls & Alfredo Onion Sauce

Karen Sills

By
@redhotchilipeppers

This is a new recipe I tried on my family and it was a big hit. I served it over Penne pasta. These meat balls would be a huge hit at parties, too. Just set some tooth picks out and enjoy.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
six
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

lb
ground beef
23/8oz bag funyuns grouned
1/3 c
onions, vidalia, peeled, diced
1/3 c
red onion, diced
1 Tbsp
kraft dip green onion
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
pepper

ALFREDO ONION SAUCE

1 Tbsp
olive oil
1/2 c
yellow onion, diced
16oz jar(s)
classic alfredo sauce
8oz box
philadelphia chive & onion cream cheese
1/4 c
pasta water or plain hot water
rest of kraft dip green onion
1/2 tsp
pepper
1 tsp
salt

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven at 350. Add the ground beef to a medium mixing bowl.
2Add the ground up Funyuns.
3Add both diced onions and the tablespoon of dip.
4Add the salt and pepper.
5Combine with clean hands. Do not over mix.
6Shape into small meat balls and bake on a cookie sheet for 15 to 20 minutes, or till no longer pink and they are browned.
7In a skillet heat the olive oil on medium-low heat.
8Add the diced yellow onion and cook 4 minutes
9Add the jar of Alfredo Sauce
10Add the Onion & Chives Cream Cheese, stirring till melted.
11Add the pasta water, then stir in the dip. More water can be added if needed. If you're not serving over pasta just use 1/4 cup of hot water.
12Add the salt and pepper. Add the meat balls, toss to coat. Simmer 5 minutes
13Serve over pasta, rice or mash potatoes

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #sauce, #onions, #beef