Sweet and Sassy Meatballs
eggs, lightly beaten
a-1 steak sauce,regular
plus 2 tablespoons, chili sauce, divided
soft whole wheat bread crumbs
dry oatmeal (quick cooking kind)
shredded monterey-jack cheese
lean ground turkey or beef
italian turkey sausage links, casings removed (if using the beef above, omit this and add 1 pound of ground beef)
reduced-sugar apricot preserves
1In a large bowl, combine the eggs, Worcestershire sauce, A-1 Steak sauce and 2 tablespoons chili sauce.
2Stir in the bread crumbs, oatmeal, onion, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
3Add cheese and crumble turkey and sausage (or beef) over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-in. balls
4Place on a cookie sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 15-20 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.
5In a large bowl, combine apricot preserves and the 1 cup of remaining chili sauce. Add meatballs and toss gently.
6Place in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until glazed, stirring every 3 minutes.