Recipe By JJOHN32
Published Dec 8th
Prep - Cook - Additional - Ready In -
Servings 3 dozen meatballs Calories 23.9

Great for Christmas buffet table, open house, etc. Can be made ahead, frozen, and reheated as needed.

Recipe Ingredients

  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons dried bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • ½ pound lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons white sugar
  • ½ clove crushed garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Combine the milk, dry bread crumbs, and chopped onion. Add meat. Mix well.
  2. 2 Shape into 3 dozen small balls. Place in a shallow baking pan.
  3. 3 Blend water, soy sauce, vegetable oil, sugar, garlic, and ginger. Pour over meatballs. Let stand 1 hour. Stir once or twice.
  4. 4 Bake meatballs in sauce, uncovered, at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 20-25 minutes. Serve hot in chafing dish.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 23.9
  • Carbohydrate 0.7 g
  • Cholesterol 4.9 mg
  • Fat 1.7 g
  • Protein 1.3 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.6 g
  • Sodium 57.9 mg
  • Sugar 0.4 g

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  1. This recipe took 45 minutes start to finish. I doubled the recipe and only came up with 27 meatballs. That made me think mine were bigger than the original so I upped the cooking time to 30 minutes. They came out great. This has a nice flavor. I didn't even marinate them just made the - Read more ...
  2. I'm sorry but I just made these for a taste test for a bridal shower I will be hosting soon and they are so bland...I added salt & peper & extra garlic and they were tasteless...they were moist though...I guess the search is still on...
  3. Made these for a party and everyone loved them! Thanks for a great recipe! 8-)
  4. Made this for Christmas eve and received 2 thumbs up from my 11 year old grandson. I'm not sure what size meatballs others came up with but I used a pound of hamburger and made small ones (a little larger than quarter size) and it only made 36 meatballs. Since the recipe called for 1/2 - Read more ...
  5. Very yummy and easy to make but make sure you use lean or extra lean ground beef.
  6. Made these meatballs for my christmas party and everybody LOVED them!
  7. This was an okay recipe but nothing to jump for. The meat was soggy and hard to form and quite flavorless. You could MAKE this good by altering it a lot- less milk more flavor in the actual meat etc. It was refreshing to find a meatball recipe that didn't need to be fried. And - Read more ...
  8. It took about an hour to roll all the balls, and put it all together-- the recipe did not turn out anything like what I had imagined. The meatballs are bland, the sauce has no particular taste-- I made them in advnace planning to serve them as an appetizer at Christmas- i'm not sure i'll - Read more ...
  9. I made this recipe for a charity cook-off for our office. It won the prize for the best dish!