Low Calorie Swedish Meatballs With Sauce
|For meat balls|
|Ground round||1 Pound|
|Soft whole wheat bread crumbs||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Snipped fresh parsley||2 Tablespoon|
|Finely chopped onion||2 Tablespoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Skim milk||2 Tablespoon|
|Reduced calorie margarine||2 Tablespoon|
|Snipped fresh parsley||1 Tablespoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Skim milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Low sodium chicken broth||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Ready To Serve)|
In medium mixing bowl, combine all meatball ingredients.
Shape into 18 meatballs, about 1 1/2 inches.
Arrange in 9-inch square baking dish.
Cover with wax paper.
Microwave at High for 4 1/2 to 5 1/2 minutes, or until firm and no longer pink, rearranging once or twice.
For sauce, place margarine in 4-cup measure.
Microwave at 70% (Medium High) for 30 seconds, or until margarine softens.
Stir in cornstarch, parsley, nutmeg and salt.
Blend in milk and broth.
Microwave at High for 2 1/2 to 4 minutes, or until sauce thickens, stirring after every minute.
Pour over meatballs.
Serve with hot cooked noodles, if desired.
Calories 75 Calories from Fat 42
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5 g7.2%
Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 15.7 mg5.2%
Sodium 65.2 mg2.7%
Total Carbohydrates 3 g0.9%
Dietary Fiber 0.24 g0.97%
Sugars 0.7 g
Protein 6 g11.6%
Vitamin A 5.4% Vitamin C 5.9%
Calcium 1.5% Iron 1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet