Buffet Meatballs


Meat Balls:

  • 3 lb. ground beef
  • 1 1/2 cups fine bread crumbs
  • 1 cup smooth applesauce
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
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  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/2 can tomato soup
  • 2 eggs


  • 3 cans tomato soup, undiluted
  • 3 cup each of diced carrots, onions, celery
  • 3 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • add water, if necessary to cover meat balls


Mix meat ball ingredients and form into medium sized balls. Brown and place in covered baking dish, pour sauce over. Bake 2 1/2 hours in slow oven (250 degrees F) until meat balls are puffed from absorbing sauce.

By Robin from Washington, IA


August 12, 20090 found this helpful

What temp is used to bake the meatballs?

Editor's Note: It should be at 250 degrees F, I have added it to the original recipe.

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