Delicious with a baked potato, in beef stroganoff, served alongside a tossed salad and garlic bread, halved and melted with cheese on a panini, over pasta with alfredo sauce, or served with sauteed peppers and onions.
Work: 35 minutes
Total: 65 minutes
2 pounds ground beef
3 strips bacon, finely chopped
1 medium onion finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
Zest of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 egg, beaten
1/3 cup plain breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons milk
2 tablespoons finely chopped rosemary
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
Combine all ingredients and mix well. Roll meatballs and freeze or cook. Makes about 4 dozen.
Per 4 meatballs: 235 calories, 17g total fat, 6.5g sat fat, 289mg sodium, 4g carbs, 77mg chol, 15g protein, 0g fiber
Originally published on LHJ.com, February 2011.