Ginger Snap Meatballs Recipe

Gingersnap Meatballs is a yummmy meatball preparation that will be a winner at the next party you host. I served the well flavored Gingersnap Meatballs last week for my husband's colleagues and they loved it. Don’t miss this one out.


Main Ingredient


 Lean ground beef1 Pound
 Breadcrumbs3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Onion1 Medium, minced
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice6 Tablespoon
 Water2 Tablespoon
 Margarine/Shortening4 Tablespoon
 Beef broth2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
 Brown sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Gingersnap crumbs3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 317 Calories from Fat 129

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.6%

Saturated Fat 4.1 g20.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 43.3 mg

Sodium 1087.6 mg45.3%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 20.3 g

Protein 18 g35.1%

Vitamin A 7.5% Vitamin C 15.8%

Calcium 3.6% Iron 15.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Mix ground meat, bread crumbs, onion, salt, pepper, 3 tablespoons lemon juice, and water in a bowl.
Mix well; form into 1 inch balls.
Heat shortening in medium skillet; brown the meatballs.
Remove balls from pan.
Add beef broth and 3 tablespoons lemon juice to pan drippings.
Bring to a boil, then add brown sugar and gingersnap crumbs.
Add meatballs to this sauce and cook, covered, for 10 minutes.
Stir once; allow to simmer uncovered 5 more minutes.
This goes well with noodles.