Meatballs with Fire Roasted Tomato Sauce

Meatballs with Fire Roasted Tomato Sauce

A go-to recipe for party planning. You can mix, bake and simmer these in under an hour.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

15

servings

Meatballs
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/4
cup Progresso® plain bread crumbs
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
4
medium green onions, finely chopped (1/4 cup)
1
egg
Sauce
1
jar (25.5 oz) Muir Glen® fire roasted tomato pasta sauce
3/4
cup dried cherries, chopped
1/2
cup water
2
tablespoons cider vinegar or wine vinegar
Chopped fresh chives, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. In large bowl, mix meatball ingredients. Shape into 30 (1-inch) meatballs. Place in ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
  2. Bake uncovered about 15 minutes or until thoroughly cooked and no longer pink in center.
  3. 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.
Makes 15 servings (2 meatballs each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
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:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 110
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 200mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 7g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.