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- 1/2 pound ground beef or turkey
- 1 small carrot, finely grated
- 1 tablespoon grated cheese
- 1 teaspoons brewer's yeast
- 1 teaspoon dried catnip
- 1/2 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 tablespoon tomato paste
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium sized bowl, combine he meat, carrot, cheese, brewer's yeast, catnip and breadcrumbs. Add the egg and
- tomato paste and mix well. Using your hands, roll the mixture into walnut-sized meatballs and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
- Bake for about 15 minutes until the meatballs are brown and firm. Cool
- the meatballs completely before storing in an airtight container in the
- refrigerator. These freeze well. This makes about two dozen.
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