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.

Summary

Servings6Cuisine
CourseMethod
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 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

Directions

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.
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