Sweet and Sassy Meatballs

1
Sheri Mullins

By
@shlymu64

I found this recipe on Taste of Home and tweaked it a bit to fit the tastes of my famiy. My co-workers loved them as well.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4 dozen
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

  • 2
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    a-1 steak sauce,regular
  • 1 c
    plus 2 tablespoons, chili sauce, divided
  • 3/4 c
    soft whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1/4 c
    dry oatmeal (quick cooking kind)
  • 2 Tbsp
    onion, chopped
  • 3/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/2 c
    shredded monterey-jack cheese
  • 1 lb
    lean ground turkey or beef
  • 1 lb
    italian turkey sausage links, casings removed (if using the beef above, omit this and add 1 pound of ground beef)
  • 1/2 c
    reduced-sugar apricot preserves

How to Make Sweet and Sassy Meatballs

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, Worcestershire sauce, A-1 Steak sauce and 2 tablespoons chili sauce.
  2. Stir in the bread crumbs, oatmeal, onion, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  3. Add cheese and crumble turkey and sausage (or beef) over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-in. balls
  4. Place on a cookie sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 15-20 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.
  5. In a large bowl, combine apricot preserves and the 1 cup of remaining chili sauce. Add meatballs and toss gently.
  6. Place in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until glazed, stirring every 3 minutes.

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About Sweet and Sassy Meatballs

Course/Dish: Beef Turkey Meat Appetizers
Other Tag: Healthy



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