Saturday, 5 January 2008

Cranberry Cocktail Meatballs

1 pound ground beef
1 cup Cornflake crumbs
2 eggs
1 teaspoon fresh parsley chopped
1/4 cup Ketchup
small onion Minced
2 teaspoons Soy sauce
3 cloves Garlic minced
1/2 teaspoon Pepper

1 can jellied or whole cranberry sauce
1/4 cup  Chili sauce
1 tablespoon Brown sugar
1 tablespoon Lemon juice

In a large bowl, combine ground beef, cornflake crumbs, parsley, eggs, ketchup, onion, soy sauce, garlic and pepper. Mix well and form into small balls, from 1/2" to 3/4" in diameter. Place in a large sheetpan in a single layer. Heat oven to 300 F and bake for 30-45 min, depending on the size of the meatballs. 

While meatballs are cooking, combine cranberry sauce, chili sauce, brown sugar and lemon juice in a large sauce pan. Cook stirring over medium heat until smooth. Drain meatballs and place in serving bowl.  Pour hot sauce over meatballs.

Serve warm.