A go-to recipe for party planning. You can mix, bake and simmer these in under an hour.
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
cup Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
teaspoon garlic salt
medium green onions, finely chopped (1/4 cup)
jar (25.5 oz) Muir Glen™ fire roasted tomato pasta sauce
cup dried cherries, chopped
tablespoons cider vinegar or wine vinegar
Chopped fresh chives, if desired
Heat oven to 400°F. In large bowl, mix meatball ingredients. Shape into 30 (1-inch) meatballs. Place in ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
Bake uncovered about 15 minutes or until thoroughly cooked and no longer pink in center.
In 3-quart saucepan, heat all sauce ingredients exept chives to boiling, stirring occasionally; reduce heat. Stir in meatballs; cover and simmer about 15 minutes or until sauce is hot. Sprinkle with chives. Serve in chafing dish or slow cooker on low heat setting.
One can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen® fire roasted diced tomatoes can be used instead of the water in the sauce.
Instead of toothpicks, try spearing these meatballs with pretzel sticks.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- 4 1/2g
- 4 1/2%
- (Saturated Fat
- 1 1/2g,
- 1 1/2%
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.