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Spicy Barbecue Meatballs

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Source: Fat-Free Holiday Recipes, Sandra Woodruff, R.D., 1995
Serving Size: 1 meatball with sauce

Ingredients

1-1/2 pounds lean ground turkey or 95% lean ground beef

3/4 cup quick-cooking oats

2 egg whites

1 cup finely chopped onion

1-1/2 teaspoons crushed fresh garlic

1/4 cup minced fresh parsley

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1-1/2 teaspoons beef bouillon granules

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Sauce
1 (8 oz.) can no-salt-added tomato sauce

3 tablespoons honey

3 tablespoons spicy mustard

1-1/4 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon Tabasco pepper sauce

Directions

Combine the meatball ingredients in a medium-sized bowl, and mix thoroughly. Coat a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Shape the meatball mixture into 60 (1-inch) balls, and place the meatballs on the baking sheet.

Bake the meatballs at 350 degrees F for about 25 minutes, or until thoroughly cooked. Transfer the meatballs to a chafing dish or heated casserole to keep warm.

Combine the sauce ingredients in a small saucepan, and simmer over medium-low heat just until hot. Pour the sauce over the meatballs, toss gently to mix, and serve. Makes 60 appetizers.

Nutrient analysis per meatball with sauce: 24 calories, 0g fat, 7 mg cholesterol, 35mg sodium

Nutritional information per serving:
24 calories 0g fat 7 mg cholesterol 35mg sodium
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