Pork: Pork Dishes: All-Star Pork Meatballs

Fun for kids to make - and eat too! These meatballs are oversized and cook easily in the oven.

Author: The National Pork Board - www.theotherwhitemeat.com
Date: March 27, 2013

Serves: 6 person(s)
Yield: 6 x 1 large meatball servings

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 30 mins

Ingredients:

    0.45 kg extra lean ground pork
    1 Tbsp onion flakes
    3/4 cup crushed corn flakes
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper
    1 egg
    1/4 cup ketchup
    3 Tbsp brown sugar
    1 tsp dry mustard

Directions:

    Preheat oven to 375F.

    In a large bowl, combine ground pork, onion flakes, corn flakes, salt, pepper, and egg. In a small bowl stir together ketchup, brown sugar and dry mustard. Spoon 2 tablespoons of the ketchup mixture into the pork and mix well.

    Spray muffin tin with vegetable cooking spray. Form 6 meatballs and place in muffin tin. Coat the top of each meatball with the remaining ketchup mixture.

    Bake for 30 minutes in preheated oven, until nicely browned and glazed.

Variations:

    Steamed green beans and either potato wedges or scalloped potatoes make the meal complete (see recipes below).

    To lower the sugar content, omit the brown sugar.

    Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.

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Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:177 cals
Kilojoules:738 kJ
Fat:3.5 g
Carbohydrates:11.1 g
Protein:25.0 g
Cholesterol:92.0 mg
Sodium:468 mg
Saturated Fat:1.6 g
Fiber:0.3 g
Calcium:12.0 mg
Total Sugars:7.7 g

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