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Hoisin-Glazed Mini Meatballs

Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 25 mins
Yield 32 servings (serving size: 1 meatball)
Freeze unbaked meatballs on a baking sheet. Place frozen meatballs in a zip-top plastic bag; freeze up to 1 month. Thaw meatballs, and bake as directed.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef, extra lean
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup apricot fruit spread (such as Smucker's Simply Fruit)
  • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 39
  • fat 1.5 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • protein 3.4 g
  • carbohydrate 2.7 g
  • cholesterol 12 mg
  • iron 0.4 mg
  • sodium 105 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 36 %
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • calcium 3 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Combine first 7 ingredients in a medium bowl. Shape into 32 balls. Place meatballs on a foil-lined broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until done.

  3. Meanwhile, combine apricot fruit spread and next 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan; stir well. Place over medium- high heat, and cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; add meatballs, tossing to coat. Serve immediately.

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