Fruity Glazed Beef Meatballs

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junio 27, 2015

Folks just can’t seem to get enough of this slow-cooker party classic recipe with its tangy sweet-and-sour sauce and tender beef meatballs.
[timer length=240]240 Minutes[/timer]

  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 4 hrs
  • 25 mins

    4 hrs

    4 hrs 25 mins

  • Productos: Makes: About 30 meatballs - 10 to 12 appetizer servings


1 lb (500 g) Lean Ground Beef Sirloin or Round*

1 egg, lightly beaten

½ cup (125 mL) dry bread crumbs

3 tbsp (45 mL) finely chopped fresh parsley

2 green onions, finely chopped

Soy sauce

½ tsp (2 mL) salt

¼ tsp (1 mL) black pepper

Grape Chili Sauce (recipe follows)


Combine Ground beef, egg, bread crumbs, parsley, green onions, soy sauce, salt and pepper. Mix well and shape into 1-inch (2.5 cm) meatballs.

Arrange meatballs on lightly oiled foil-lined baking tray, bake in 400°F (200°C) oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until digital rapid-read thermometer inserted into several meatballs reads at least 160°F (71°C).

Combine Grape Chili Sauce and meatballs in 3 to 4-quart (3 to 4 L) slow cooker. Cook, covered, on HIGH for 3 to 4 hours, or until sauce is bubbly and meatballs are hot.

Grape Chili Sauce: Combine 1 cup (250 mL) EACH chili sauce and grape jelly, 2 tbsp (30 mL) packed brown sugar, 1 tbsp (15 mL) soy sauce and 1 tsp (5 mL) lemon juice.

*Other Options: Lean Ground Chuck, Lean Ground Beef
Tip: If you are short of time, you can make the meatballs ahead, bake and freeze for up to 3 months. Defrost meatballs before adding to slow cooker.
Adapted from: The Best Family Slow Cooker Recipes by Donna-Marie Pye (2003)
A source of Iron (10% RDI) and a good source of Zinc (21% RDI).


Información nutricional

Proteínas9 g
Grasas Totales6 g
Total Carbohydrates29 g