Cheesy Meatballs

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 4 tablespoons chili powder – divided
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups crushed Ritz crackers (about 1 sleeve)
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 2 cups shredded process cheese (Velveeta)
  • 1 can condensed tomato soup (26 oz.)
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup brown sugar (packed)

Container:15 x 10 x 1 baking sheet

Directions

PREP

45 mins

COOK

4.5 hrs

READY IN

5.25 hrs

  • Preheat to 400 degrees.
  • In large bowl, whisk egg, milk, minced onion, 2 tbsp. chili powder, salt, and pepper; stir in crackers. Add beef, sausage, and cheese; mix lightly but thoroughly.
  • Shape mixture in 1 inch balls and place on greased 15x10x1 inch pan. Bake 15-18 minutes or until browned.
  • Meanwhile combine the remaining 2 tbsp. of chili powder and the rest of ingredients together.
  • Place the meatballs in a slow cooker and pour the sauce over them. Cover and cook on low 4-5 hours or until meatballs are cooked through.
  • Can be served as sandwiches, on their own as part of a meal, or as an appetizer at your next gathering.

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