Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

I made this last night and was reminded how delicious it was. And yes, I know it wasn't on my February Menu Plan, but as I said, I have the right to make something not ont he list! It is a good twist on the traditional meatball that I think you'll enjoy. Both of my boys enjoyed this. Wil ended up dipping his in ketchup, but I'll take what I can get sometimes! I served it over brown rice with green beans.

Sweet and Sour Meatballs
slightly adapted from My Kitchen Cafe
*Serves 4-6 (Makes approx 20 meatballs)

1 1/2 pounds lean ground turkey or beef (I almost always cook with turkey, unless it's burgers.)
3/4-1 cup quick oats
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Directions for Meatballs:
Combine all of the ingredients and mix well. Form into about 20 balls, each about 2 inches in diameter. Place in a casserole dish. Cover with sauce (below). Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes. Serve over rice.

Sauce Ingredients:
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon mustard
1/4 cup barbecue sauce (I used Kraft Hot BBQ sauce, it gave it a little kick that was awesome!)
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Combine ingredients and blend thoroughly. Heat in a small saucepan until combined and sugar is dissolved and pour over meatballs. *I recommend doubling the sauce. It makes this much better. The first time I made this I didn't double it, and I wished I had. So take it from me, double it!

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