"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Jelly Meat Balls Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Jelly Meat Balls, by , is from , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Heather Murphy
Added: Thursday, June 18, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. lean ground beef
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup fine bread crumbs
3 tbsp. chopped parsley
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp. pepper

Sauce:
1 12 oz. bottle of Heinz Chili Sauce
1 10 oz. jar of grape jelly (or 10 oz. from bigger jar)
1 tsp. lemon juice
2 tbsp. brown sugar
1 tbsp. soy sauce

Directions:
Directions:
Mix ground beef with egg, bread crumbs, parsley, onion, salt, wor. sauce, and pepper. Roll into 1 in. balls. Bake meatballs in foil-lined pan for 20 minutes in 375 oven. Remove and drain grease from pan.
While balls are cooking, heat chili sauce, jelly, lemon juice, brown sugar, and soy sauce in large pot. Bring to a boil and add cooked meatballs. Simmer meatballs in sauce for 30 minutes. Serve in a chafing dish or slow cooker set on 'warm'. Makes approx. 40 balls (also freezes well).

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Approx. 1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great appetizer for parties - meatballs can be speared with toothpicks for mess-free handling. Meatballs and sauce could easily be combined with pasta for main course meal.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

142W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!