Mandarin Orange Spice Meatballs

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Mary Butterfield

Taken from Celestial Seasoning's Cookbook

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Steep the tea bags in the wine for 10 minutes.
  2. Squeeze tea bags gently and then discard.
  3. Set wine aside.
  4. Blend the beef, pork, onion, garlic, salt, and pepper in a large bowl.
  5. Pour 3/4 cup of the wine into the meat and mix well.
  6. Form into small meatballs (yields 35-40 meatballs).
  7. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium flame and brown the meatballs.
  8. Remove the meatballs and set aside on a warm platter.
  9. Carefully pour the grease out of the skillet.
  10. Add the remaining wine, the cornstarch and the marmalade to the skillet.
  11. Stir over medium heat until thickened.
  12. Add the meatballs to the sauce mixture and simmer 15 minutes.

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