Cocktail Meatballs

Cocktail Meatballs Recipe

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Laurie Roberts

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@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

How to Make Cocktail Meatballs

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.

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About Cocktail Meatballs

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