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Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Total Time
55 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
35 min
Serves
12
Difficulty
Easy
Meatballs are easy party food. We keep ours warm in a slow cooker and serve them in small bowls for appetizer-size portions.
Ingredients

cooking spray

1 spray(s)

uncooked 93% lean ground beef

1½ pound(s)

uncooked rolled oats

¾ cup(s)

egg white(s)

2 large

uncooked onion(s)

1 cup(s), finely chopped

garlic clove(s)

1 medium clove(s), minced

dried parsley

2 Tbsp

dried oregano

2 tsp

canned tomato sauce

8 oz

SPLENDA® Sweetener, no calorie, packets

6 tsp, or to taste

mustard

3 Tbsp, spicy brown

chili powder

1¼ tsp

hot pepper sauce

½ tsp

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a large, rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine beef, oats, egg whites, onion, garlic, parsley and oregano; mix thoroughly. Shape beef mixture into forty-eight 1-inch balls; place on prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake meatballs until cooked through, about 25 minutes. Transfer to a slow cooker and set on low heat to keep warm. Or place meatballs in a heated chafing dish.
  4. Meanwhile, combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Pour over meatballs and let heat about 10 minutes. Yields 4 meatballs per serving.

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