Manhattan Meatballs

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 45 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine meat, crumbs, onion, eggs, parsley and salt; mix lightly.
  2. Shape into approimately 18 meatballs.
  3. Brown in margarine; drain.
  4. Place in casserole dish.
  5. Combine preserves and barbecue sauce; pour over meatballs.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
Most Helpful

Wonderful meatballs! I particularly loved the flavor the preserves and barbecue sauce gave the meatballs. In fact, I made another bath to freeze for later use. Thank you so much for sharing this awesome dish!! :-)

Merlot December 18, 2002

I first had this wonderful recipe with Moxie for Halloween, and just new I had to make it myself. I used Smuckers Apricot Preserves and Tony Roma's Blue Ridge Smokies BBQ sauce. FABULOUS! I did add 3 cloves of garlic to the meat and used ground turkey instead of beef. I ended up with about 23 meatballs, so lunch will be great tomorrow! This is a keeper. Very simple to make and will definitely be a recipe used frequently in this house.

Kerr(ie)bear November 16, 2003

What a surprising and delicious combination of flavors! I made these for Halloween night, and they were devoured by grownups and picky kids alike. I used Smucker's "just fruit" preserves and KC Masterpiece BBQ sauce, and made meatballs about the size of a golf ball, so I had about 30 meatballs. Thanks for sharing this easy and delicious recipe.

moxie October 31, 2003

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