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Perfect Party Meatballs
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Perfect Party Meatballs

Why relegate yummy meatballs to spaghetti sauce? Here we star appetizer-sized meatballs in a sweet-sour sauce.

Prep Time: 20
Total Time: 50
Servings 18

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® cereal
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2/3 cup instant nonfat dy milk powder
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 can (15 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup pickle relish
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

1. In large mixing bowl, beat egg slightly. Add 1 cup Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® cereal and next 5 ingredients. Mix well. Add ground beef. Mix until combined. Portion meat mixture using level tablespoon. Shape into meatballs. Place in single layer in shallow baking pan coated with cooking spray or foil lined.

2. Bake at 400° F about 12 minutes or until well browned (160° F).

3. For sauce, measure remaining ingredients into 3-quart saucepan. Stir to combine. Cover. Simmer over low heat about 15 minutes, stirring frequently. Add meatballs to sauce. Simmer over low heat about 10 minutes longer. Serve over rice, if desired or as an appetizer.