Appetizer Meatballs Your Way
Choose from Tex-Mex, Swedish, Chinese, or Middle Eastern flavors
Basic Meatball Mixture
1 1/2 pounds ground meat or poultry, or any combination (ground beef, veal, pork, lamb, chicken or turkey)
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat a 9x13-inch baking sheet with non-stick spray or olive oil,
or line pan with non-stick aluminum foil.
In a mixing bowl, combine ground meat, onion, bread crumbs, milk, parsley, salt and pepper.
Add the seasoning for the flavor of meatball you want.
Form 48 meatballs from mixture and place on prepared baking sheet.
Bake 15 minutes, or until meatballs reach 160°F (165°F if using ground poultry).
If not serving immediately, keep warm in a 200°F oven or cool and refrigerate in shallow containers.
Accompany the meatballs with dipping sauce listed for meatball variety.
Serves: Makes 48