CocaCola Meatballs

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Whether dinner meatballs or appetizer these are delicious.
Ingredients
1 1/2 lbs Lean ground turkey or beef
1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
1/2 cup spinach leaved, chopped
1/4 cup chopped celery
2 eggs
1 tbs water
1/4 cup onion, divided
1 cup tomato sauce or ketchup
1 1/3 cups coca cola
2 tbs worcestershire sauce
1/2 red bell pepper, divided
 
Directions
1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray 9x13 oven dish with cooking spray.
2. In a large mixing bowl combine meat, bread crumbs, spinach, celery, egg, water, half of chopped onion and half the red pepper. add salt and pepper. Mix well to form into meatballs. Place in a single layer in prepared dish.

3. In a small bowl, mix together remaining onion, red pepper, tomato sauce,soda, worcestershire sauce , pour over meatballs.
4. Bake 50-60 minutes turning twice, unbtil sauce is bubbly and the meatballs are fully cooked.
 
Notes:
I used soy sauce instead of Worcestershire, because thats what I had on hand and it tasted just fine.
Ketchup is sweeter than tomato sauce and your sauce will be sweeter.
You can substitute pepsi for coke but the sauce will have a slightly different taste.




Lott Family

Member since Sep 2018

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