Sweetie Meatballs in Apricot Sauce

Recipe by tara portee
READY IN: 1hr 5mins




  • Place the apricots in a dish; pour the 2 cups hot water over them to completely cover.
  • Allow them to soak for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  • To make meatballs, preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a bowl mix together all the meatball ingredients.
  • Shape the mixture into 1 inch balls and put on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until meatballs are browned.
  • Put the cooked meatballs into a baking dish and hold to the side.
  • While the meatballs are cooking place the apricots along with the water they have been soaking in, into a sauce pan.
  • Add the two cinnamon sticks and bring to a boil.
  • Lower the heat, cover and simmer until the apricots are soft, about 15 minutes.
  • Remove the cinnamon sticks.
  • Put the mixture (including the water the apricots are cooking in) into a blender or food processor, add the sugar and ginger and blend until smooth. (make sure you remove the center cap of the mixer since the sauce will be hot).
  • Pour the apricot sauce over the meatballs and bake uncovered for 20 minutes in a 350 degree oven.