Mom's Meatballs

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In El Dorado, Arkansas, Dorothy Smith bakes a large batch of moist meatballs that are tender and flavorful. Serve some for dinner and freeze the extras for the two tasty recipes that follow.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
84
Yield:
84 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups chopped onion

  • cup ketchup

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • ¾ cup crushed saltine crackers

  • 3 pounds ground beef

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine the onion, ketchup, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce and crackers. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-in. balls. Place in ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans.

  2. Bake, uncovered, at 400 degrees F for 10 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Serve meatballs immediately, or refrigerate or freeze for use in other recipes.