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Low Calorie Swedish Meatballs With Sauce

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Ingredients
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
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Egg white 1
  Skim milk 2 Tablespoon
For sauce
  Reduced calorie margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 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)
Directions

In medium mixing bowl, combine all meatball ingredients.
Mix well.
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.
Drain.
Set aside.
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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Sandwich
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
18

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