Funyun Onion Meat Balls & Alfredo Onion Sauce

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Karen Sills

By
@redhotchilipeppers

This is a new recipe I tried on my family and it was a big hit. I served it over Penne pasta. These meat balls would be a huge hit at parties, too. Just set some tooth picks out and enjoy.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
six
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

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  • lb
    ground beef
  • ·
    23/8oz bag funyuns grouned
  • 1/3 c
    onions, vidalia, peeled, diced
  • 1/3 c
    red onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    kraft dip green onion
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    pepper
  • ALFREDO ONION SAUCE

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    yellow onion, diced
  • 16oz jar(s)
    classic alfredo sauce
  • 8oz box
    philadelphia chive & onion cream cheese
  • 1/4 c
    pasta water or plain hot water
  • ·
    rest of kraft dip green onion
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 1 tsp
    salt

How to Make Funyun Onion Meat Balls & Alfredo Onion Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven at 350. Add the ground beef to a medium mixing bowl.
  2. Add the ground up Funyuns.
  3. Add both diced onions and the tablespoon of dip.
  4. Add the salt and pepper.
  5. Combine with clean hands. Do not over mix.
  6. Shape into small meat balls and bake on a cookie sheet for 15 to 20 minutes, or till no longer pink and they are browned.
  7. In a skillet heat the olive oil on medium-low heat.
  8. Add the diced yellow onion and cook 4 minutes
  9. Add the jar of Alfredo Sauce
  10. Add the Onion & Chives Cream Cheese, stirring till melted.
  11. Add the pasta water, then stir in the dip. More water can be added if needed. If you're not serving over pasta just use 1/4 cup of hot water.
  12. Add the salt and pepper. Add the meat balls, toss to coat. Simmer 5 minutes
  13. Serve over pasta, rice or mash potatoes

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About Funyun Onion Meat Balls & Alfredo Onion Sauce

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #sauce, #onions, #beef




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