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

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

  • 1Preheat oven at 350. Add the ground beef to a medium mixing bowl.
  • 2Add the ground up Funyuns.
  • 3Add both diced onions and the tablespoon of dip.
  • 4Add the salt and pepper.
  • 5Combine with clean hands. Do not over mix.
  • 6Shape into small meat balls and bake on a cookie sheet for 15 to 20 minutes, or till no longer pink and they are browned.
  • 7In a skillet heat the olive oil on medium-low heat.
  • 8Add the diced yellow onion and cook 4 minutes
  • 9Add the jar of Alfredo Sauce
  • 10Add the Onion & Chives Cream Cheese, stirring till melted.
  • 11Add 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.
  • 12Add the salt and pepper. Add the meat balls, toss to coat. Simmer 5 minutes
  • 13Serve 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