Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Freezer Recipes

Sweet and Sour Meatballs
(5 servings)
1 14oz. can pineapple tidbits, undrained
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1 tsp. soy sauce
1 family meal-sized portion of freezer meatballs
1 5-oz. can water chestnuts, drained and thinly sliced
1 green pepper, cut in strips

Drain pineapple tidbits, reserving syrup. In medium saucepan, combine brown sugar and cornstarch. Blend in reserved syrup, water, cider vinegar and soy sauce. Cooke and stir over low heat until thick and bubbly.  Carefully stir in meatballs, water chestnuts, green pepper and pineapple. Heat to boiling. Serve over hot rice.

Chili-Day Meatballs
(5 servings)
1 12-oz. jar chili sauce
11 oz. grape jelly
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
1 cube beef bouillon dissolved in 1/2 cup water
1 family meal-sized portion of freezer meatballs

Whisk together chili sauce, jelly, lemon juice and bouillon breaking up all clumps. Simmer on low heat until sauce starts to thicken. Add meatballs; cook in sauce until meatballs are fully thawed and heated through.  Serve over cooked noodles or rice.

Meatball Sandwiches
(6 servings)
1 family meal-sized portion meatballs ( app. 3-4 per person)
6 hot dog buns or hoagie buns
6 thin slices mozzarella cheese
2 cups spaghetti sauce

Thaw meatballs and spaghetti sauce. Heat until hot. Place meatballs into warmed buns. Ladle small amount of sauce onto each one. Put on cheese and place under broiler for a few min.

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