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Crimson Christmas Meatballs

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This ridiculously simple recipe is absolutely gorgeous for holiday entertaining!
Ingredients
  Crimson love spice blend 2 Tablespoon
  Organic ground beef 1 Pound (or organic turkey, chicken, bison etc)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
For crimson sauce
  Organic cranberries 8 Ounce
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sea salt To Taste
  Water 1 Teaspoon (if needed to keep it thick & saucy)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a bowl, combine meat and spice blend. Mix well and roll into small balls.
2. In a skillet, heat butter and brown meatballs in single layer.
3. Add cranberries, honey, spice blend, and salt. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until bubbly. Sprinkle water if needed.

SERVING
4. Garnish with fresh basil and serve immediately!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Saute
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Ground Beef
Restriction: 
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 318 Calories from Fat 216

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37.1%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.1 mg21.4%

Sodium 1448.4 mg60.3%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.1%

Sugars 11.8 g

Protein 13 g25.8%

Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 8.5%

Calcium 0.5% Iron 4.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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