Creamy Roasted Garlic and Onion Meatballs

Spice up the standard meatball appetizer with creamy roasted garlic sauce and onion slices. Serve with long skewers for serving and eating ease.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 26

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
large onion, cut in half, then cut into 1/4-inch wedges
2
tablespoons chopped roasted or regular garlic (from 4-oz jar)
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cups half-and-half
1
package (16 oz) frozen meatballs
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired

  • 1 In 4-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Cook onion and garlic in butter 10 to 12 minutes, stirring frequently, until golden brown.
  • 2 Sprinkle flour and pepper over onion mixture. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Slowly add half-and-half, stirring constantly. Stir in meatballs.
  • 3 Cook 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sauce is thickened and meatballs are hot. To serve, place in 1 1/2- to 2-quart slow cooker on Low heat setting. Meatballs will hold up to 2 hours in slow cooker. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley.

Expert Tips

The sauce and meatballs can be prepared the day before. Just before serving, heat them and place in the slow cooker to keep warm.

For easier serving and eating, look for long skewers to serve with these meatballs.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
110mg
110%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.