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This recipe for Vi's Meatballs (Chris Johnson), by Joyce Madson, is from The Madson Family Cookbook ,
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3 lb. ground beef or pork 2 c. oatmeal 1 can evaporated milk 2 T. chili powder Sauce: 2 c. catsup 2 T. liquid smoke 1/2 c. brown sugar
Mix ground meat, oatmeal, evaporated milk and chili powder. Make into large balls. Place in casserole. Mix catsup, liquid smoke and brown sugar in a saucepan and bring to boil. Pour sauce over meatballs and bake 1 hour at 350º
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