Meatballs In Beer Sauce
|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|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||2 Tablespoon|
|Cider vinegar||2 Tablespoon|
|Homemade beef broth||2 Tablespoon|
|Light beer||8 Ounce (1 cup)|
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.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1479 Calories from Fat 556
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 63 g96.3%
Saturated Fat 23.6 g118.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 302.3 mg100.8%
Sodium 1122.4 mg46.8%
Total Carbohydrates 86 g28.6%
Dietary Fiber 4.5 g18.1%
Sugars 37.1 g
Protein 118 g236.6%
Vitamin A 17.3% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 67.3% Iron 67.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet