Cocktail Meatballs II

Cocktail Meatballs II

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"Everybody loves meatballs at parties, and this recipe won't let you down! Seasoned beef meatballs are simmered in a sweet and spicy sauce. You can also use ground venison instead of the ground beef."

Ingredients

1 h servings 727 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 727 kcal
  • 36%
  • Fat:
  • 31.5 g
  • 48%
  • Carbs:
  • 88.7g
  • 29%
  • Protein:
  • 24.6 g
  • 49%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 116 mg
  • 39%
  • Sodium:
  • 759 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, dry bread crumbs and milk. Blend in ground pepper, parsley, onion, salt, egg and Worcestershire sauce. Mix thoroughly.
  2. Shape the beef mixture into 1 inch meatballs. In a large skillet, melt the shortening over medium heat and brown the meatballs.
  3. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, mix the chile sauce and grape jelly over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until jelly is melted.
  4. Pour the sauce over the browning meatballs and simmer for 30 minutes, or until meatballs are thoroughly cooked.
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I adapted this recipe for the crockpot. I used these ingredients, with the addition of fresh parsley from my garden, and baked them in glass dishes at 350 for around 13 minutes. I stored them ...

This worked out great. Baked meatballs at 375 for 20 minutes. Mixed sauce in crockpot. Tossed cooked meatballs in the crockpot with the sauce, and took to a party. This was the first thing gone...

I've received high praise from people who entertain regularly and take pride in their own preparation of appetizers such as these. I often substitute frozen meatballs when short on time, and on...