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Party Meat Balls

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  Ground beef 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Ground veal 1 Pound
  Canned deviled ham 4 1⁄2 Ounce (1 can)
  Evaporated milk 3⁄4 Can (7.5 oz) (2/3 cup or 1 small can)
  Eggs 2
  Grated onion 1 Tablespoon
  Soft whole-wheat bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs) (2 slices)
  Soft whole wheat bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs) (2 Slices)
  Ground allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vegetable shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
For creamy dill sauce
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dairy sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Catsup 1 Tablespoon
  Dill weed 1 Tablespoon

1) Take a large bowl and mix together ground beef, veal, deviled ham, evaporated milk, eggs, onion, bread crumbs, and seasonings in it with a fork.
2) Figure the mixture into about 72 small balls.
3) In a large frying pan, heat vegetable shortening and brown the meat balls in it, a few at a time.
4) Remove any fat from pan and place back the meat balls.
5) Pour in water and simmer, covered for 20 minutes until cooked well.
6) Transfer the balls into a chafing dish or keep-hot server.

7) For the Creamy Dill Sauce, take a small saucepan; melt butter or margarine in it and then mix in flour and salt.
8) Stir cook until mixture just bubbles.
9) Gradually pour in water and again boil for 1 minute until sauce thickens
10) Add in sour cream, catsup, and dill weed, mixing well and allow the mixture to come to a boil.

11) Pour Creamy Dill Sauce over meat balls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 455 Calories from Fat 281

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.6%

Saturated Fat 12.8 g64.1%

Trans Fat 0.6 g

Cholesterol 134.3 mg44.8%

Sodium 440.6 mg18.4%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.2%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.1%

Sugars 4.8 g

Protein 24 g48.3%

Vitamin A 6.8% Vitamin C 2.5%

Calcium 11.2% Iron 13.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Party Meat Balls Recipe