Sweet and Sour Meatball Appetizer


A favorite party dish, this recipe is a breeze to make since you bake the meatballs in the oven. You can prepare ahead and reheat just before serving. Also delicious served over rice as a main dish.

Ingredients

Meatballs:
1 pound ground beef
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
1 egg, slightly beaten
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, choppped
Sauce:
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 cloves garlic, chopped
3/4 cup chili sauce
1/3 cup GOLDEN BLOSSOM HONEY
1/4 cup soy sauce

Directions

Preheat oven to 500°.

Meatballs:
In a bowl combine ground beef, breadcrumbs, egg, salt and parsley. Mix well. Shape into approximately 48 1-inch balls. Place balls on a jelly roll pan and bake for 4 minutes. Stir and continue baking until meat is cooked through, about 4 more minutes. Remove from oven.

Sauce:
Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Add garlic and sauté until just tender. Add remaining sauce ingredients and bring to a boil. Cook 3 minutes. Add meatballs. Simmer 3 more minutes stirring to completely coat meatballs and sauce thickens.

Yields: 48 1-inch meatballs


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