Merry Meatballs

Merry Meatballs

Store-bought salsa serves as the speedy sauce for tender homemade meatballs.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Makes

30

appetizers

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
egg
1/3
cup Progresso® plain bread crumbs
1/4
cup milk
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1 1/2
cups Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa (from 16-oz jar)
2
medium green onions, thinly sliced (2 tablespoons), if desired
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. In medium bowl, mix all ingredients except salsa and green onions. Shape into thirty 1-inch balls. Place in ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
  2. Bake uncovered about 15 minutes or until no longer pink in center and thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F.
  3. In 2-quart saucepan, heat salsa and meatballs to boiling, stirring occasionally; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes or until salsa and meatballs are hot. Sprinkle with green onions. Serve hot.
Makes 30 appetizers
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Do-Ahead
Make the meatballs up to 2 hours ahead, and keep them warm in a slow cooker on Low heat.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Appetizer)
  • Calories 40
    • (Calories from Fat 20),
  • Total Fat 2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 70mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 2g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.