Savory Glazed Meatballs

This glazed meatball recipe is a perfect appetizer for serving your guests. In this recipe you will make tender ground beef meatballs and a savory glaze made with Smucker's Concord Grape Jelly or Natural Concord Grape Fruit Spread. 

Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 20 Min
Servings 36
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable Oil
  • -or-
  • 1 (16 oz.) package frozen prepared, bite-sized meatballs thawed (about 32)
  • 1 cup Smucker's® Natural Concord Grape Fruit Spread
  • OR 1 cup Smucker's® Concord Grape Jelly
  • 1 (12 oz.) bottle chili sauce

Directions

  • Step 1

    WHISK eggs in large bowl. Add bread crumbs, onion, milk, salt, Worcestershire and pepper; mix well. Add crumbled ground beef; mix until combined. Shape into 36 (1-inch) meatballs.

  • Step 2

    HEAT oil in large skillet over medium heat. Cook meatballs in hot oil, in batches, about 10 minutes or until browned on all sides. Drain on paper towels.

  • Step 3

    HEAT fruit spread and chili sauce in large skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Add cooked or thawed frozen meatballs. Cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until meatballs are thoroughly heated.

  • Step 4

    TRANSFER to a chafing dish or slow cooker, if desired. Serve with toothpicks.

Serving size
(1 meatball of 36)

  • Calories 70
  • Calories from Fat25g
  • Total Fat 3g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 15mg
  • Sodium 85mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 8g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 6g
  • Protein 3g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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