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Meatballs

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Ingredients

3/4 pound ground beef
3/4 pound ground pork
3/4 cup regular oats
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup finely chopped water chestnuts
1/2 teaspoon onion salt
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
Few drops of Tabasco sauce

SAUCE:
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup vinegar
1 cup water
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 beef bouillon cube
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

For meatballs: Combine all ingredients, mix, shape into small balls. Brown in butter on top of stove or place on cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes.

For sauce: Combine water and cornstarch. Add remaining ingredients. Cook 5 minutes. When ready to serve, pour sauce over balls and simmer for 30 minutes. May be made ahead of time. If freezing, place meatballs and sauce in separate containers.

Marlene Moore
Geneseo



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