Sweet Saucy Meatballs


  • 2 eggs slightly beaten
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 bottle (14 ounces) ketchup
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  • 1 jar (12 ounces) grape jelly
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped


In a large bowl, combine the eggs, bread crumbs, salt and pepper. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1 inch balls.

Place on a greased rack in a shallow baking pan. Bake uncovered at 350F for 20 minutes, or until no longer pink. Drain on paper towels. Transfer to a greased 13-in X 9-in X 2-in. baking dish.

In a large saucepan, combine the ketchup, jelly and onion. Cook and stir over medium heat for 3-5 minutes or until jelly is melted. Pour over the meatballs. Bake, uncovered, 20 minutes longer or until sauce is bubbly.

Source: A friend Jean

By Raymonde from North Bay, Ontario


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