Impress your guests with these surprising meatballs with a cranberry and sauerkraut sauce.

 

How To Make Cranberry Meatballs

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Preparation:
20 mins
Cooking:
1 hr 10 mins
Total:
1 hr 30 mins
Serves:
8

Ingredients

For Meatballs:

  • 2 lb ground beef
  • 2 oz dry onion soup mix
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs seasoned
  • 1 egg

For Sauce:

  • 16 oz catsup
  • 16 oz water
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 16 oz whole cranberry sauce
  • 16 oz sauerkraut rinsed/drained

Instructions

  • Combine all meatball ingredients in a bowl and form into cocktail-sized balls. Place in a large shallow roasting pan.
  • For sauce, combine all ingredients in a saucepan and simmer 10 minutes. Pour over meatballs and bake at 350 for 1 hour. Keep warm in a covered ovenproof serving dish until serving.
  • Serve with fancy toothpicks. These can be prepared a day or two ahead of your party and reheated/served in a crock pot.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 634kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 1668mg | Potassium: 718mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 63g | Vitamin A: 355IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 111mg | Iron: 4mg