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Bacon Meatballs

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  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Soft crumbs french bread/Rolls 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bacon slices 6
  Lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Oregano 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Hot cooked green noodles or brown rice Pour 3/4 cup of the milk over crumbs and let stand until milk is absorbed.
In a large frying pan over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp; crumble and set aside.
Discard all but 1 tablespoon of the drippings.
To the bread and milk mixture, add the ground beef, egg, salt, pepper, and crumbled bacon.
Mix lightly until blended and form into balls about the size of golf balls.
Saute meatballs in the 1 tablespoon bacon drippings, over medium heat, turning until browned on all sides.
Remove meat from pan and stir in flour and oregano; cook, stirring, until bubbly.
Remove from heat and gradually stir in the remaining 1 1/3 cups milk.
Cook, stirring, until bubbly; return meatballs to pan.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes or until meat has lost all pinkness when slashed.
Serve over hot green noodles or brown rice.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1844 Calories from Fat 612

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 68 g104.5%

Saturated Fat 25.8 g128.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 527 mg175.7%

Sodium 2548.8 mg106.2%

Total Carbohydrates 160 g53.4%

Dietary Fiber 5.7 g22.9%

Sugars 33.8 g

Protein 141 g282.3%

Vitamin A 15.8% Vitamin C 1%

Calcium 84.5% Iron 83.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Bacon Meatballs Recipe