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I made this on 18-Dec-05. Michelle was absolutely in awe of the sauce. She also confirmed that the meatballs need to be very small...
"I liked this recipe, but would personally make some changes next time including the fact that I thought I was making the meatballs small enough but soon realized that they weren't when I got them on the skillet. Also, I would probably boil the meatballs instead of browning them and my taste tester (my fiance) prefers things a little more tart so I would us a little less brown sugar. All in all it was a VERY good and easy recipe."- ambbarber
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In a large bowl combine beef, egg, bread crumbs, onion, milk, garlic, salt, pepper & mustard. Mix well using hands. Shape into very tiny meatballs. Heat oil in large skillet, and brown meatballs on several sides. Remove from skillet and place on a large platter or bowl.
In a small bowl combine sauce ingredients. Mix well. Pour into a large saucepan. Simmer for 15 minutes to blend flavors.
Add meatballs to the sauce and stir gently. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer until meatballs are hot all the way through.
Serve in a corningware dish, or a crockpot if it's for a potluck.
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Cooks4two 1 year agoMade the sauce with store bought frozen meatballs. Really tasty and super easy. I don't know which way is better because this is the only way I did them
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Jessica442 1 year agoI love this recipe :-)
ainthisane 1 year agoWonderful recipe! My guests enjoyed the sweet and spicy taste of this easy recipe.
tiffanysmith1 1 year agoI made these for my spaghetti . They were delish.. Thank you! I uploaded before and after pictures.
Cheekygirl1984 1 year agoWas too dry for my liking & there was nothing special about it
Tip2 1 year agoIt was amazing, I omitted the vinegar though.
Joekane80 1 year agoSauce was not good at all. Vinegar was overwhelming. Meatballs were ok but nothing special.
Amyk265 1 year agoI recently made this recipe for a party. The sauce tasted pretty good but the vinegar was very strong and I didn't even use the full cup the recipe calls for. If I make this again, I plan to decrease the vinegar significantly since I couldn't get past the smell.
Ladams78 2 years agoMeatballs were good. Sauce made too much and was a little too sweet for our taste, but good flavor. I'll cut back the sugar next time.
ccasto84 2 years agoI made these for the first time for a work pot-luck and they were a surefire WINNER. Everyone loved them, and I work with all women who barely eat enough to keep a bird alive. :) They licked the platter clean, and they sure are delicious. The sauce is just spicy enough for a subtle kick on the aftertaste. Very delicious. Will definitely be making these frequently.
Celinama 2 years agoLooooves it!! I add fresh chopped basil leaves and served with pasta. Everyone just keep asking for more.. Will make it again definitely!
paddie713 2 years agoThe first time I made these they went perfectly. Even chopped the onions a little to big and they were still great. Awesome recipe.
Fatbikez 3 years agowas delicious. only problem was the meatballs fell apart easy!
pcookie 3 years agoUnfortunately, this recipe not only tastes (and smells) bad, but everyone in the family got a horrible stomach ache. Never again.
Mrzmoravac 3 years agoThis recipe is great! I added my own ingredients like 3/4 cup of Gates Kansas City BBQ sauce for more bbq flavoring ad I also lessened the vinegar to 3/4 an added 1/2 cup of water to balance it out. I also added some corn starch to thicken the sauce and placed everything in a crockpot. A bot of garlic powder sets the sauce off as well! Fantastic recipe! My husband loved it and I will be making it for a large party soon!