Meatball Appetizers

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December 1, 2014

You can't have meatballs without sauce. Try one, or even both of these delicious sauces at your next holiday party. This creamy Sweedish Meatball Sauce will add a rich flavor to your meatballs that you won't be able to pass up. The Classic Sweet N Sour sauce will excite your tastebuds and even get your kids excited. Together these sauces make a great holiday meatball platter.

  • Yields: 2 Cups

Ingredients

Swedish Meatball Sauce

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons flour

1 cup beef or chicken broth

1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1 cup sour cream

1 teaspoon dill weed, optional

1 pound cooked 1-inch mini meatballs (purchased or homemade)

Classic Sweet n Sour Sauce

1 small bell pepper, cut in

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

2 tablespoons cornstarch

1 can (8 oz.) pineapple chunks or tidbits

1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

2 tablespoons soy sauce

1 pound cooked 1-inch mini meatballs (purchased or homemade)

Directions

Swedish Meatball Sauce

Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat; stir in flour; cook 1-2 minutes. Gradually whisk in broth and Worcestershire sauce; cook, stirring constantly, until thick and bubbly. Remove from heat and stir in sour cream and optional dill weed. Add pepper to taste. Sauce may be poured over hot meatballs and served warm in chafing dish, or served in a separate bowl and used as a dipping sauce for skewered meatballs.

Classic Sweet n Sour Sauce

Remove top and seeds from pepper; cut into 1-inch pieces and set aside. In medium saucepan, stir together sugar and cornstarch. Drain juice from pineapple into sugar, set pineapple aside. Add vinegar and soy sauce to sugar/juice mixture. Over medium heat and stirring, bring mixture to a boil; add pineapple chunks and bell pepper. Continue stirring, cook 1-3 minutes or until pepper is crisp tender. Sauce may be poured over hot meatballs and served warm in chafing dish, or served in a separate bowl and used as a dipping sauce for skewered meatballs.

*For a fun variation to your meatballs, top them with mozzarella cheese. Allow cheese to melt before serving.

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