Sunday, November 15, 2009

Sweet 'n' Sour Meatballs

1 lb. lean ground beef or turkey
1 c. soft bread crumbs
1 egg, slightly beaten

2 Tbsp. milk
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. salt
1/3 tsp. pepper
1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
2/3 c. chili sauce
2/3 c. red currant or grape jelly

Combine beef, bread crumbs, egg, milk, garlic, salt and pepper; form into 40 bite-size meatballs, using full teaspoon for each. Brown meatballs lightly oil. Cover; cook over low heat 5 minutes. Drain excess fat. Combine chili sauce and jelly; pour over meatballs. Heat stirring occasionally, until jelly is melted. Simmer 10-12 minutes until sauce has thickened, basting occasionally.

Makes 40 appetizers with 3/4 c. sauce.