HEINZ CHILI SAUCE CLASSIC SWEET AND SOUR MEATBALLS
- Cooking Time: 40
- Servings: 8
- Preparation Time: 10
- 1 lb (500 g) lean ground beef
- 1 cup (250 mL) soft, fresh breadcrumbs
- 1 egg, beaten
- 2 tbsp (30 mL) milk
- 2 tbsp (30 mL) onion, minced
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
- 1/2 tsp (2 mL) pepper
- 2/3 cup (150 mL) Heinz Chili Sauce
- 2/3 cup (150 mL) red currant jelly
Preheat oven to 350°.
Gently blend beef, breadcrumbs, egg, milk, onion, garlic, salt and pepper until evenly combined.
Form into about 40 bite-sized meatballs.
Place meatballs on a foil-lined, rimmed baking sheet; bake for 20 minutes or until cooked all the way through.
Combine chili sauce and jelly in a saucepan set over medium heat.
Cook, stirring, until jelly dissolves, about 5 minutes.
Add cooked meatballs to the sauce; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes.
Makes 8 servings.
Twist 1:For a meat variation, use ground turkey or pork for the ground beef.
Twist 2:For a vegetarian option, purchase ready made veggiemeatballs and heat in the sauce for 10 to 15 minutes.
Twist 3:For a peachy version, substitute peach jam for the red currant jelly.
Twist 4:For a tangy citrus version, substitute citrus marmalade for the red currant jelly.
Twist 5:For a sweet and spicy version, substitute hot pepper jelly for the red currant jelly.
Twist 6:For a grape-licious version, substitute grape jelly for the red currant jelly.
Twist 7:For an Indian-influenced version, substitute mango chutney for the red currant jelly.
Per Serving: 228 calories, 7 g fat, 12 g protein, 27 g carbs, 1 g fibre, 559 mg sodium.