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Meatballs In Beer Sauce

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Ingredients
  Vegetable oil spray 1
  Wholewheat slice 2 , cut into cubes
  Light beer 4 Ounce (1/2 cup)
  Lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Shredded part skim mozzarella cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Acceptable margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Firmly packed brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Homemade beef broth 2 Tablespoon
  Light beer 8 Ounce (1 cup)
Directions

Preheat oven to 350° F.
Lightly spray a cookie sheet with vegetable oil.
Set aside bread cubes and 1/2 cup of beer in a glass bowl.
In another bowl, combine ground beef, cheese, pepper and beer-soaked bread.
Mix well and form into 32 cocktail-size meatballs.
Arrange in single layer on prepared cookie sheet and bake 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a small skillet over medium-high heat, saute onions in margarine until tender.
Add flour and cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
Stir in sugar, vinegar, beef broth and 1 cup of beer.
Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.
When meatballs are done, drain them on paper towels to remove fat.
Add meatballs to sauce and simmer 20 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Beef

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