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best meatballs ever

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

I love this sauce it is sweet tangy with a little heat. The meatballs are so moist and flavorful from cooking in the sauce. yum

yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For best meatballs ever

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 lb
    ground pork
  • 1 c
    fine breadcrumbs
  • 1 oz
    pkg. lipton onion soup mix
  • 3 lg
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 14 oz
    can sauerkraut
  • 14 oz
    can whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 2
    12 oz bottles of chili sauce
  • water from the chili sauce bottles
  • 1 tsp
    red pepper flakes

How To Make best meatballs ever

  • 1
    Preheat oven 350 degrees. Mix the ingredients for the meatballs together. Shape into desired size meatballs. Place in a 9x13 baking pan.
  • 2
    Mix all ingredients for the sauce together in a saucepan. Fill the empty chili bottles with water and add to the pan. Cook until the ingredients are well combined and the cranberry sauce is melted.
  • 3
    Pour over top the meatballs and bake for about an hour.

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