Learn how to make homemade meatballs right here with this recipe for Glazed Meatballs. This easy meatball recipe makes around 20 meatballs that are perfect for snacking or as a part of a meal. The sweet glaze is what makes these meatballs so irresistible and it's made with all natural ingredients like apple cider vinegar, ginger, apple butter and soy sauce. Homemade meatballs are seriously the best, way better than store-bought. Whether in a sweet sauce like this one or in a spaghetti dish. If you want to serve these as party appetizers, just put fancy toothpicks in them and serve on a stylish serving dish. Don't be surprised by how fast they disappear though, you may want to double the recipe. Use your choice of meat, beef, turkey, chicken or pork in the recipe depending on your preference, but try to use healthy organic meat from happy healthy animals raised to live free range without all of the antibiotics and hormones.***
Makes 20 meatballs
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1/3 cup shredded apple
1 1/2 lbs. ground pork, chicken, or turkey
3 garlic cloves, minced
3 Tablespoons onion, finely diced
1/3 cup bread crumbs
1/2 teaspoons cayenne
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 cup apple cider
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
1 teaspoon apple butter
3 Tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 Tablespoon chili garlic sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
Place a cookie grate on top that fits the baking sheet.
Wash, peel and shred the apple. Place shredded apple onto a paper towel and squeeze out any moisture.
Place all the meatballs ingredients into a large bowl and stir together. Use your hands to combine and roll into 1-inch balls.
Arrange the meatballs on the grate, place into the preheated oven and bake for 20 minutes, or until cooked through.
Remove from the oven.
Place all of the ingredients into a large skillet and heat over medium heat. Bring the mixture to a gentle boil and let simmer for 2 minutes until the glaze thickens.
Place the baked meatballs into the skillet and let cook for a few minutes, stirring gently to coat.
Delicious served with rice.
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Nutrition Facts for: Glazed Meatballs From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Apple, ground pork-chicken-turkey, garlic cloves, onion, bread crumbs, cayenne, salt, pepper, apple cider, soy sauce, grated ginger, apple butter, brown sugar, red pepper flakes, chili garlic sauce, cornstarch.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 20 servings. * Per serving: Calories 83, Calories from Fat 17, Total Fat 1.9g 3%, Saturated Fat 0.6g 3%, Cholesterol 26mg 9%, Sodium 392mg 16%, Potassium 141mg 4%, Carbohydrates 5.5g 2%, Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%, Sugars 3.2g, Protein 10.5g, Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 1%, Calcium 1%, Iron 21%
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