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Sweet and Sour Meatballs

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"We also like this recipe as a main dish, served over rice."

Ingredients

SAUCE:
1 bottle (12 ounces) chili sauce
1/2 cup grape jelly
2 tablespoons lemon juice
MEATBALLS:
2 pounds lean ground beef
2 eggs
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup cracker crumbs
1/4 cup water

Instructions

For sauce: Mix chili sauce, grape jelly and lemon juice. For meatballs: Mix ingredients and form into bite-size balls. Drop meatballs into sauce. Simmer about 20 minutes. Serve from Crockpot or chafing dish.

Dot Christiansen
Bettendorf



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