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       Title: Buffet Meat Balls
  Categories: Polkadot, Lisa, Holidays, Ground meat
       Yield: 10 Servings
  
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   1 1/2 lb Ground veal
     1/2 lb Ground turkey
       2    Eggs
       1 c  Soft bread crumbs
     1/2 c  Apple juice
     1/4 c  Finely chopped onion
       2 tb Snipped fresh parsley
     3/4 ts Salt
     3/4 ts Ground coriander
     1/4 ts Dried thyme leaves
     1/4 ts Pepper
 
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       2    Carrots, diagonally sliced
            -(1/2 thick)
       2 tb Butter or margarine
       1 tb Snipped fresh parsley
       1 c  Ready-to-serve beef broth
     1/2 c  Apple juice
       2 tb Cornstarch
     3/4 ts Ground coriander
     1/2 ts Salt
       1 pn Pepper
  
   1. Heat oven to 350F.  Lightly grease 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 jelly roll
   pan. Set aside.  In large mixing bowl, combine all meatball
   ingredients.  Mix well.  Shape into ninety 3/4 meatballs.  Arrange
   in even layer in prepared pan.  Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until
   light golden brown. Drain.  Cover loosely with foil to keep warm. Set
   aside. *
   
   2. In 1 1/2 quart casserole, combine carrots, butter and parsley.
   Cover. Microwave at High for 2 to 3 minutes, or until butter melts.
   Add beef broth.  Set aside.
   
   3. In 1-cup measure, blend apple juice and cornstarch.  Blend into
   broth mixture.  Stir in coriander, salt and pepper.  Microwave at
   High for 7 to 10 minutes, or until sauce is thickened and
   translucent, stirring 3 or 4 times.  Set aside.
   
   4. Place meatballs in 10 square casserole.  Add sauce.  Toss to coat.
   Garnish with green pepper chunks if desired.  Serve with wooden picks.
   
   Advance preparation:  Up to 2 days in advance, prepare as directed to
   * above.  Cover and refrigerate meatballs.  To serve, continue as
   directed, except microwave meatballs at High for 9 to 15 minutes, or
   until hit, stirring 2 or 3 times.
   
   Source:  Traditional Christmas Cooking, Crafts & Gifts, Entered in
   Meal Master format by Lisa Clarke for Christmas Eve 1995
   
   * From the Polka Dot Cottage, 1-201-822-3627, NJ’s BBS for Homemakers!
     Posted by LISA on 12-10-95
  
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