Game plan apple-glazed meatballs

sherry monfils


My daughter is again having a super bowl party at her house and I wanted to bring something different other than my dip and chicken wings, lol. So Iv'e been experimenting and so far have come up with these meatballs that are very tasty, and also very handy to eat. I don't have a pic yet, but am working on it.

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25 Min


10 Min


Stove Top


1 large
1/4 c
milk, i used 1%
12 slice
day old whole wheat bread, torn into pieces
1 lb
lean ground beef or ground turkey
1/4 tsp
each, salt and pepper
1 Tbsp
minced garlic
1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 c
apple juice
1/4 c
low-sodium soy sauce
3 Tbsp
packed, light brown sugar
1-1/2 tsp
1 tsp
ground ginger, or use more or less, whatever tastes good to you
green onions, cleaned and chopped, white and green parts.

Directions Step-By-Step

In large bowl, whisk together egg and milk. Add torn bread and let sit for about 5-10 mins or until softened. Add beef, garlic, salt and pepper. Mix well.
Shape mix into about 48 1" meatballs. Heat oil in lg skillet, over medium heat. Add a batch of meatballs, depending on how lg your skillet is. Cook, stirring occasionally for about 5-6 mins, or until browned. Transfer to covered dish and keep warm. Repeat w/ remaining meatballs.
In medium sized bowl, combine apple juice, soy sauce, brown sugar, cornstarch and ginger. In same skillet used for meatballs, pour juice mix in and place over medium heat. Stir constantly until thickened and bubbly, add green onions and stir. return meatballs to skillet and gently stir to combine sauce and meatballs. Transfer to a lg serving bowl, add a toothpick, ( I use a team decorated bunch, ie: Patriots,) to each meatball. Stir any remaining sauce and pour over meatballs. serve!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy