Basic Meatballs

Amount

  Measure

  Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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  ------------

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1

  pound

  extra lean ground beef

1

  whole

  egg

1/2

  cup

  bread crumbs

1

  small

  onion -- minced fine

1/4

  cup

  red wine

1

  teaspoon

  low sodium Worcestershire sauce

1/2

  teaspoon

  dijon mustard

1/2

  teaspoon

  seasoned salt

1/4

  teaspoon

  seasoned pepper

Heat oven to 350F.

In a large bowl put the bread crumbs and red wine letting the bread soak for a few minutes.

Add remaining ingredients and gently work with your hands to combine. Don't over mix or the meatballs will be tough.

Make one inch balls and place on a rack over a baking pan or on a broiler pan.

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until cooked through and golden.

Makes 6 Servings.

Per Serving: 241 Calories; 14g Fat (56.0% calories from fat); 17g Protein; 9g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 88mg Cholesterol; 269mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

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