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Creamy Roasted Garlic and Onion Meatballs

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Creamy Roasted Garlic and Onion Meatballs
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 26
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Spice up the standard meatball appetizer with creamy roasted garlic sauce and onion slices. Serve with long skewers for serving and eating ease.
Updated Sep 30, 2009

Ingredients

  • 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
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    The sauce and meatballs can be prepared the day before. Just before serving, heat them and place in the slow cooker to keep warm.
  • tip 2
    For easier serving and eating, look for long skewers to serve with these meatballs.

Nutrition

60 Calories, 3 1/2g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 3g Total Carbohydrate, 0g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
30
Total Fat
3 1/2g
5%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
110mg
5%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
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 Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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