Fried Zesty Meatballs w/Red Pepper dipping sauce

Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal


Found this recipe in a 2006 recipe book, the flavors are delish and a surprise zesty flavor for a different app.


★★★★★ 1 vote

40 meatballs
20 Min
20 Min


  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 c
    italian bread crumbs
  • 1/4 c
  • 4
  • 3/4 c
    parmesan cheese
  • ·
    vegetable oil

  • 1 jar(s)
    roasted red pepper 7oz
  • 1/2 c
    catalina dressing
  • ·
    italian seasonings

How to Make Fried Zesty Meatballs w/Red Pepper dipping sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 400.
    Mix ground beef with 3/4c breadcrumbs, parm,3 eggs, and milk.
    Shape into 1inch balls.
  2. Set up 3 bowls one w/cup flour s&p, 1 w/1 egg and 2tsp water and wisk, one w/1/4 cup bread crumbs. Drench meatballs thru drenching station, set on baking sheet.
    Prepare frying pan with veg oil. Fry a few meatballs at a time til golden.
  3. Place on baking sheet in oven for 15min.
  4. Red dippping sauce
    1 7oz jar roasted red pepper
    1/2 cup catalina dressing
    1tsp italian seasonings

    Combine ingredients and puree.
    Serve on side for diping meatballs.

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