Chef Time!

Chef Time!

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Something old With Something New


These meatballs are simmered in a homemade chili sauce which was give a special snap with the flavor of grape jelly. Yes I said grape jelly, nothing can ever go wrong with grape jelly. This is a perfect appetizer to please the crowd of friends or family gatherings. This is perfect for the tailgate parties during the football games. So make a batch for the Super Bowl this year!

snappy glazed meatballs

Snappy Glazed Meatballs
1 lb. Ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
¼ c. bread crumbs
1 tsp. salt
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 c. homemade chili sauce (see recipe below)
¾ c. grape jelly
In a medium bowl, combine the first five ingredients; mix well. Shape into one inch meatballs. Then in a skillet, brown the meatball, turning occasionally, then drain. In another bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Pour sauce over the meatballs, let simmer for 15 minutes. Serve in a chafing dish or warmer.
Homemade Chili Sauce
1 peck tomatoes
9 green peppers
6 med. size onions
3 c. sugar
¾ c. salt
1 doz. med. red peppers
1 qt. vinegar
3 tsp. cloves, ground
3 tsp. cinnamon
2 tsp. nutmeg
2 tsp. ginger
Chop all ingredients in pieces and mix well. Bring to a boil and continue to keep at a low boil for 3 to 4 hours until thickened and cooked thoroughly, can or freeze or can in jars like jelly.

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