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Brandied Meatballs

  Ground beef 2 Pound (Healthy Choice)
  Skim milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Light bread slices 2
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1 Dash
  Tabasco 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Apricot preserves 18 Ounce (1 jar)
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Brandy 4 Ounce
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Vegetable cooking spray 1

1) Combine the ground beef, milk, bread, Worcestershire, salt, garlic and ginger powder, pepper and tobacco and mix well.
2) Scoop up enough of the mix to shape into 1" meatballs.
3) Sprayed a skillet with cooking spray. Add meatballs and cook till browned.
4) In another skillet, add preserves, brown sugar, brandy, cornstarch and water.
5) Allow the mix to simmer for 10 minutes, then add in the meatballs.
6) Place a lid over and simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
7) Combine cornstarch and water and mix well.
8) Add into the sauce, stirring constantly till the sauce thickens slightly and bubbles.

9) Serve with freshly baked bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
110 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4849 Calories from Fat 2193

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 244 g375%

Saturated Fat 88.9 g444.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 643.5 mg214.5%

Sodium 1689.3 mg70.4%

Total Carbohydrates 461 g153.5%

Dietary Fiber 2 g7.9%

Sugars 336.6 g

Protein 163 g326.1%

Vitamin A 55.4% Vitamin C 277.3%

Calcium 32.2% Iron 61.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Brandied Meatballs Recipe