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Partners in the Kitchen

Posted: 2009-06-11 12:02:45

As Deniese has said, "Home is where your heart is." Habitat understands that, for many families, the heart of the home is in the kitchen.

Habitat for Humanity has collected hundreds of recipes from Habitat affiliates all over the world, available in three great cookbooks. We thought we'd share a delicious recipe from these cookbooks each week. Try them out and let us know what you think! Or if you would like to submit your own favorite recipe for our blog collection, email Meagan at vista@nslchfh.org.

Cranberry Meatballs
Yield: 8 servings
2 pounds ground beef
1 envelope onion soup mix
1 cup bread crumbs
3 eggs, beaten
1 12-ounce bottle of chili sauce
12 ounces water
1 cup loosely packed brown sugar
1 16-ounce can sauerkraut, drained
1 16-ounce can whole cranberry sauce

  • Combine ground beef, onion soup mix, bread crumbs and eggs in bowl; mix well. Shape into balls. Place in 9x13-inch glass baking dish. Combine chili sauce, water, brown sugar, sauerkraut and cranberry sauce in saucepan; mix well. Cook over medium heat until mixture bubbles, stirring frequently. Pour over meatballs. Bake at 325 degrees for 2 hours. May reheat leftovers in slow cooker.

Approx Per Serving: Cal 580; Prot 27 g; Carbo 78 g; Fiber 3 g; T Fat 19 g; 29% Calories from Fat; Chol 155 mg; Sod 1237 mg
Ruth Gossen, Morgan County HFH, Morgan, CO

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