Picante Cranberry Meatballs

Recipe by CountryLady

From Marge Wyse, grand prize winner of the Country Woman recipe contest in 2003!

Top Review by meltedcountry

I thought the salsa overpowered the other flavors a bit for me.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. MEATBALLS: Combine first 7 ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Add crackers and mix; crumble beef over mixture and combine well.
  3. Shape into 1 1/2 inch balls and brown in a lightly oiled skillet over medium heat.
  4. Transfer to a greased 9 x 13 inch oven proof dish.
  5. SAUCE: Combine ingredients in a saucepan.
  6. Cook and stir until cranberry sauce is melted& mixture is heated through.
  7. Pour over meatballs.
  8. Cover and bake in preheated 350°F oven for 30- 35 minutes or until meat is no longer pink inside.
  9. Serve as an appetizer or over noodles/rice.

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