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Meatballs with cranberry sauce

Meatballs with cranberry sauce

1 can (16 ounces) whole cranberry sauce

12 ounces chili sauce, such as Heinz

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 pounds ground beef

2 eggs, beaten

1 cup bread crumbs

1/2 cup chopped flat leaf parsley

1/3 cup ketchup

1 teaspoon salt or to taste

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Makes 20 meatballs.

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Combine the cranberry sauce, chili sauce, brown sugar and lemon juice in a medium bowl; set aside.

2. Mix together the beef, eggs, bread crumbs, parsley, ketchup, salt and pepper in a large bowl; form the mixture into 1-inch balls. Place in a single layer in a baking dish in a single layer; cover with sauce. Bake until the meat is cooked through, 35-40 minutes.

Nutrition information per serving: 162 calories, 29 percent of calories from fat, 5 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 49 mg cholesterol, 19 g carbohydrates, 9 g protein, 418 mg sodium, 1 g fiber.

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