Pork Apple Meatballs

Pork Apple Meatballs

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Madchen 0

"Ground pork, applesauce, soy sauce, and carrots give these meatballs a sweet and salty flavor."

Ingredients

1 h 55 m servings 194 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 194 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 8.6 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.2g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 13.9 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 521 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Prepare a 2-quart baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Place the dried mushrooms in a bowl. Pour 1/4 cup of warm water over the mushrooms; allow to soak until the mushrooms have rehydrated, about 30 minutes. Drain, reserving the water, and set both the mushrooms and water aside.
  3. Combine the ground pork, carrots, onion, garlic, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, the drained mushrooms, and the egg white in a large bowl; mix with hands until evenly combined. Form the mixture into 16 meatballs; arrange into the prepared baking dish.
  4. Stir the reserved water from the mushrooms, the applesauce, 1/4 cup water, maple syrup, 2 tablespoons of soy sauce, and brown sugar together in a bowl; pour over the meatballs. Cover the dish with aluminum foil.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes. Remove the foil from the dish and continue baking until the meatballs are cooked through and no longer pink in the center, about 20 minutes more.

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This is really good, I just had a couple of changes, I added some salt and pepper to the meatballs,also you need to have more sauce. I made pineapple rice and put the meatballs over. It was yumm...

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I only rated this 3 because we didn't care for the taste of the dried mushrooms in the meatballs. Once the mushrooms were picked out we enjoyed them and the sauce is very tasty and not overly s...

This is really good, I just had a couple of changes, I added some salt and pepper to the meatballs,also you need to have more sauce. I made pineapple rice and put the meatballs over. It was yumm...

I only rated this 3 because we didn't care for the taste of the dried mushrooms in the meatballs. Once the mushrooms were picked out we enjoyed them and the sauce is very tasty and not overly s...

This just didn't work for us. The meatballs smelled delicious while they were baking but we didn't care for the way they tasted.

These were wonderful! We didn't have mushrooms on hand, yet it was still delicious! I would totally recommend this! We served it over rice but we want to try noodles next time!

Wow! My Husband said meatball heaven. I did change a few things because he and my son do not like mushrooms. Used 1 tsp. hoisin and 1/2 tsp. fish sauce in the meatballs instead of the soy sau...

I left out the mushrooms and added about 3 tbsp of bread crumbs. This was a big hit with my family. My boys loved it. I left the cover off for the last 30 minutes so the meatballs would have a...

What did I do wrong? I followed the directions to a T, omitting the mushrooms like some stated. It was awful! Meatballs were dry and tasteless. I made a whole batch and froze some, so next t...

The blend seemed weird, but it worked. Served up with the Lo Mein Noodles with vegetables from this site and will definitely make both again.

This was very good. I did not have any applesauce but I had some apple juice. Enjoyed the sweetness of the sauce with the meatballs.