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Hazel's Meatballs Recipe

Hazel's Meatballs

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"This is my great aunt Hazel's recipe. They are the absolute best meatballs ever. You MUST try them...."

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Original recipe makes 40 meatballs Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr

    1 hr 20 mins


  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat the eggs in a mixing bowl. Add the onion, beef, milk, and salt; mix well. Sprinkle in the cracker crumbs and mix until evenly combined. Form the mixture into 40 meatballs and place into a 9x13 inch baking dish; set aside. Whisk the ketchup, mustard, vinegar, and sugar in a bowl; pour over the meatballs.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the meatballs are no longer pink in the center, about 1 hour.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 25, 2009

Fantastic recipe. The only changes I made were to cook the meatballs in the oven. I then drained the fat, heated the sauce in a saucepan to melt sugar, then put meatballs and sauce into a covered casserole dish and put back in the oven for 15 minutes. YUM!!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 15, 2010

The meatballs were really good, but the sauce had a little too much ketchup for me. I guess I won't be making it again, though...the first thing my husband said was that it tasted like meatloaf (of which he is not a fan!). He ate it all, but I could tell he would be ok with it if I didn't make it again. Oh well!

Apr 27, 2009

My kids really love them and they are so fast and easy. I love how the sauce is so simple, but so delicious. I highly reccomend this recipe for kids or people looking for a new meatball recipe! I followed the recipe as written.

May 18, 2009

First of all, I want to say that the sauce is GREAT. I hate running to the store to get that one ingredient you just don't keep on hand. Everything in this recipe is something almost everyone has. The only reason I subtracted one star is because cooking the meatballs in the sauce makes for a LOT of fat in the final recipe. Also, I made this recipe with 1/2 hamburger and 1/2 sausage. That was MY mistake, NOT the recipe's. The sausage flavor was too strong for this sauce so, if you are thinking of doing this.. you shouldn't. Overall, the recipe was a huge success. Thank you.

Jun 30, 2009

Very easy simple recipe. I added some oregano to the meatballs and waited until the meatballs had cooked for about 45 min. drained the fat out and then added the sauce. Delicious my wife has wanted me to make this twice now in two weeks.

Dec 07, 2009

These are easy & very tasty. I was rushed on time, and didn't have an hour to bake. So I first gently seared the meatballs in a large pan, moved them to a warmed dutch oven, covered them in the sauce, and cooked on medium-low for 15-20 minutes. Came out just delicious.

Aug 10, 2009

Phe-no-menal. Greatly pleases the husband. I've never been a huge fan of meatballs. I chose this recipe because it appeared to be lowfat but it tastes amazing.

Jul 20, 2009

Way too much ketchup. I tasted it before I poured it over the meatballs. I added extra brown sugar, then worchestershire and sweet pickle juice to cut the ketchup taste. I also browned them first to cut down on the grease.


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  • Calories
  • 417 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 45.2 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 119 mg
  • 40%
  • Fat
  • 15.9 g
  • 24%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 23.8 g
  • 48%
  • Sodium
  • 980 mg
  • 39%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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