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COCKTAIL MEATBALLS Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nancy & Leo Schaub
Added: Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 POUND GROUND BEEF
1/2 CUP DRY BREAD CRUMBS
1/3 CUP MINCED ONION
1/4 CUP MILK
1 EGG
1 TBS SNIPPED PARSLEY
1 TSP SALT
1/8 TSP PEPPER
1/2 TSP WORCESTERSHIRE SAUCE
1/4 CUP SHORTENING
1 BOTTLE (12 OZ) CHILI SAUCE
1 JAR (10 OZ) GRAPE JELLY

Directions:
Directions:
Mix ground beef, bread crumbs, onion, milk, egg and next 4 ingredients; gently shape into 1-inch balls.

Melt shortening in large skillet; brown meatballs. Remove meatballs from skillet; pour off fat. Heat chilli sauce and jelly in skillet, stirring constantly, until jelly is melted. Add meatballs and stir until thoroughly coated. Simmer uncovered 30 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 dozen appetizers
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Ground turkey may be substituted for ground beef.
Variation: Cocktail sausages, Li'l Smokies, or little hot dogs may be substituted for the meatballs. Simmer in jelly mixture for 20 min.

 

 

 

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