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Freezer Meatballs 2

This makes about 12 dozen meatballs (5 batches) that can be frozen in batches and used in numerous ways. Two uses follow the basic recipe.

Recipe Ingredients

Basic Meatballs

Method

  1. In a large bowl, beat eggs. Add the next 5 ingredients. Add beef; mix well. Shape into 1-inch balls, about 12 dozen. Place in single layers on ungreased 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pans.
  2. Bake at 400 degrees F for 10-15 minutes or until no longer pink, turning often.
  3. Drain and then cool.
  4. Place about 30 meatballs each into freezer containers. May be frozen for up to 3 months.
  5. Use the meatballs to make either of the following recipes:

Meatball Sandwiches

  1. Place meatballs in an ungreased 1-quart baking dish. Combine the next 5 ingredients, pour over meatballs. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour.
  2. Serve on rolls.

Yield: 6 servings

Also, meatballs may be served as an appetizer with toothpicks instead of on rolls.

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

  1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Set pineapple aside. If juice does not equal 1 cup, add some water to it as needed. Pour into a large skillet. Add the measured 1/3 cup water, vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar and cornstarch; stir until smooth. Cook over medium heat until thick, stirring constantly. Add pineapple, meatballs and green pepper. Simmer uncovered for 20 minutes or until heated through and sauce has thickened some. Serve over rice.

Yield: 6 servings


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