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Sweet-and-Sour Appetizer Meatballs


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Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time 30

Ingredients

1 egg, slightly beaten
1/2 cup cooked rice
1/3 cup finely chopped onion (1 small)
1/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs
2 teaspoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 pound lean ground beef

1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 cup ketchup
1 cup grape jelly
1/4 cup raisins










In a large bowl combine egg, cooked rice, onion, bread crumbs, brown sugar, 1 tsp. lemon juice, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Add ground beef; mix well.


Shape into forty 1-inch meatballs.


Arrange meatballs in a 15x10x1-inch baking pan.


Bake in a 350° oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until done (160°F).


Drain off fat.


Transfer meatballs to a large serving bowl.


Meanwhile, for sauce, in a medium saucepan combine 1 tsp. lemon juice, ketchup, jelly, and raisins.


Bring to boiling; reduce heat.


Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.


Pour sauce over meatballs; toss gently to coat.


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