Juicy Meatballs With Mushroom Gravy

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You will want to take a look at this homemade meatballs recipe for juicy meatballs with mushroom gravy. When you think of meatballs, typically you associate them with spaghetti and meatballs. But this juicy meatballs recipe is a great idea served over creamy mashed potatoes. The easy meatball recipe is a dinner on it's own when served with mashed potatoes. The easy meatball recipe uses simple ingredients like breadcrumbs and eggs and is then fried in butter and oil mixture. The mushroom gravy recipe gets its flavor from ingredients like Worcestershire sauce and ketchup. This meatball recipe is sure to be a new favorite dinner recipe idea.

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Nutrition Facts for: Juicy Meatballs With Mushroom Gravy From Blog Chef
Ingredients: Oil, butter, onion, fresh mushrooms, all-purpose flour, cayenne pepper, beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, lean ground beef, egg, garlic cloves, milk, dry breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, salt, ground black pepper, dried parsley.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 16 servings. * Per Serving:Calories 476, Calories from Fat 212, Total Fat 23.6g 36%, Saturated Fat 9.1g 45%, Cholesterol 166mg 55%, Sodium 868mg 36%, Potassium 872mg 25%, Carbohydrates 16.9g 6%, Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6%, Sugars 6.0g, Protein 48.7g, Vitamin A 10%, Vitamin C 13%, Calcium 23%,Iron 133%

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