Easy Lazy Meatballs (Meat)

Meatballs
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  • 60 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yield: 2 lbs meatballs (8 servings)
Ratings (13)

One of the challenges I face in my life today is how to satiate the appetite of my always-hungry, 13-year-old son. I recently discovered that meatballs hit the spot. I call them Eazy Lazy Meatballs because they are easy enough for my son to make by himself so I can be lazy about dinner for a night or two.

Here's another easy meatball recipe.

What You'll Need

  • 2 pounds lean ground meat
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs (or matzo meal)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 26 ounce can/740 grams tomato sauce
  • 1 16 ounce can/450 grams cranberry sauce

How to Make It

1. In a bowl, combine meat with eggs, bread crumbs and spices.2. In a pot, combine the sauces. Place over medium heat. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Form the meat mixture into balls the size walnuts.4. Carefully add the meatballs to the pot.5. Cover the pot and cook on low for 40 minutes.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 97
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Unsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 52 mg
Sodium 81 mg
Carbohydrates 17 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Protein 4 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)