Meatballs in Cranberry and Pinot Noir Sauce

Recipe by Acerast
READY IN: 55mins




  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Lightly oil a shallow baking dish.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine ground beef, bread crumbs, celery, onion, eggs, Worcestershire sauce, garlic salt and pepper.
  • Shape into 24- 1 1/2 inch balls.
  • Place in one layer in baking dish.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, stir together the cranberry sauce, brown sugar, Pinot Noir and mustard.
  • Simmer over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring often.
  • Remove from heat and set aside until needed.
  • After the first 20 minutes of baking, pour Cranberry and Pinot Noir Sauce over meatballs.
  • Bake an additional 15 minutes.
  • Remove meatballs and sauce to a serving platter and serve warm.
  • A chafing dish or crockpot keeps them warm for buffets.