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All-American Meatballs

Categories: Comfort Foods, Kid-friendly
Type: Main Dishes

These meatballs are easy to make and delicious over rice, pasta, or noodles.

Serves: 6 servings


  • 1 pound lean ground beef (or turkey)
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and grated
  • 2 tablespoons dried onion soup mix
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water

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  1. Combine ground beef, potatoes, onion soup mix, parsley, and egg in large mixing bowl. Shape into 12 meatballs about 2" in diameter. Set aside.
  2. In a 2-quart microwave-safe casserole dish, combine beef broth and Worcestershire sauce. Add meatballs to sauce. Cook, covered on medium-high for 12 minutes.
  3. Combine cornstarch and water in small bowl. Mix until smooth. Add to meatballs.
  4. Cover and cook on medium-high for 4 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  • Try these easy delicious meatballs over rice, pasta or noodles.

excerpted from:

From Quick Meals for Healthy Kids and Busy Parents. Copyright 1995 by Sandra K. Nissenberg, Margaret L. Bogle, and Audrey C. Wright. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

To order this book visit www.wiley.com.

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