Makes a large batch, perfect for freezing. I have used mixed ground meats in this recipe: Italian sausage, veal, pork, lamb or a bit of everything...what ever I have in the freezer. Always start off with half ground beef.
A coworker shared this recipe with me several years ago. It is a quick and easy meal for busy nights. I have added seasonings to the beef and bean mixture, used Mexican blend cheese, and served with shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes and diced onions.
This recipe comes from a "Cooking with Paula Deen" magazine (May/June 2006). My family loves this served with macaroni and cheese. The leftovers made a delicious sandwich the next day, topped with your favorite burger toppings.
Another sneaky way to sneak veggies into a picky eater's diet. I use this stuff in place of ground beef wherever I can. Use it in meatballs, meatloaf, taco meat, chili, lasagna, sloppy joes, you name it! The "mystery" hasn't been solved yet!
(Note: I use my juicer for this recipe, but I have used a food processor with almost-as-good results.)
I got this out of a Fat-Free cookbook, Fat Free Living, along time ago, and I still make them every now and then. This is a good appetizer recipe. These are like a sweet and sour meatball. Very tasty, and no one will know they are lowfat if you don't tell them. Shhhhhh!
aka Un-tidy Josephs. Cooks a longer time; makes the sauce de-licious! This will freeze!
UPDATE: I've reduced the amount of Worcestershire sauce due to reviewers' responses. Add more *originally 1/8 cup* if you like. :)
While I won't go into why these are called meat spheres instead of meatballs, my DD found this recipe in my recipe file and made some up. I didn't see a recipe posted just like it. Although we are not much for meat spheres, we opt for this recipe because they are simple, baked instead of fried and are versatile. I have made these into tiny meatballs for appetizers as well. I often make double the amount and freeze some for later meals or subs. Freezing instructions follow cooking instructions.
This is my families favorite casserole. This came from a Company's Coming book. When I am cooking for the youth on our yearly mission trip this is always requested. I've even made it for groups of 200 hungry youth.
Back when the Brady Bunch wasn't a rerun and families still gathered around a table around 6PM and Mom actually cooked, dishes like this were placed in the center of the table at least once a week. The ultimate 70's casserole, this is tried and true bell bottom food!