Meatballs 4 ranchhand

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by herfrds, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. herfrds

    herfrds Songster

    Jan 11, 2010
    Sweet and Sour Meatballs

    2lbs burger
    3/4c. bread crumbs
    soy sauce
    1T. vegetable oil
    1 clove minced garlic
    1 large onion sliced
    1 green bell pepper, sliced
    1 orange bell pepper, sliced
    mushrooms sliced

    2c. chicken broth
    2c. sugar
    1 1/3c. white vinegar
    2 cloves minced garlic
    4t. vegtable oil
    4t. soy sauce
    1t. salt
    6-8 T cornstarch
    6-8T water

    Mix the burger and bread crumbs together and form into desired size meatballs. In a large skillet heat oil and add the meatballs. Let brown on one side, turn over and pour about 1/4c of soy sauce over the meatballs. add the garlic and vegetables. Cover and lower heat.
    Mix the sauce ingredients in a sauce pan and bring to a boil. Add the mixture of cornstarch and water to thicken.
    Stir meatballs and vegetables, pour sauce over the meat mix and stir together carefully.
    Let cook for 5 more minutes and serve over rice.

    Spaghetti and Meatballs

    2lbs burger
    3/4c Italian bread crumbs
    1 pkg dry Italian salad dressing mix (I like the Good Seasons best)
    2 eggs
    mozzerella cheese, in small cubes

    Mix all the ingredients except the cheese together. Form the meat mix into balls and place a small cube of cheese in the center.
    Heat a large skillet with 1T olive oil. Brown the meat balls on each side.
    Add your favorite pasta sauce and let simmer til bubbly. serve over spaghetti.

    Here is my sauce I make at home.

    1T olive oil
    1 clove minced garlic (fresh)
    1 can tomato sauce
    1 can diced tomatos
    3/4t basil
    1/3t oregano
    salt and pepper to taste

    heat olive oil in a sauce pan. add garlic and saute for just a little time, not til brown though.
    remove from heat and add all other ingredients. Bring to a simmer. pour over the meatballs.
  2. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Crowing

    Apr 23, 2008
    Central Louisiana
    sounds good! thanks for posting the recipes!

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