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Sweet and Tangy Meatballs

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sweet and tangy meatballs

Looking for a modern twist on an Italian Classic? These sweet and tangy meatballs are the perfect weeknight option! You only need a few simple staples and fresh Carando Meatballs and you will be able to recreate this recipe in no time!

Sweet and Tangy Meatballs

If you are anything like me, you are always looking for convenient and fresh recipes to make to feed your family during the week. My husband comes from an Italian family, so I tend to look for authentic Italian dishes that I can recreate with a modern twist. 

A recent new favorite of ours is these sweet and tangy meatballs. Not only is it easy to make, but this dish is also an all-occasion favorite… Perfect for weeknight family dinners or potluck events. Make this in no time with a Dutch oven, or cook it low and slow in your favorite slow-cooker

Sweet and tangy meatballs can be eaten alone, put on a meatball sub, or even made into a delicious baked dish! The versatility of this recipe is my absolute favorite. 

sweet and tangy meatball sub

Bring the Family Together with Food

This is probably one of the easiest recipes to make. It is conveniently simple and exceedingly delicious! When I make it, the kids tend to sit around the table ready to eat just asking constantly, “when will dinner be done?”.

There is something about the delicious simplicity of this recipe that just brings the family together. And I mean really, is there anything better than the whole family gathered around the table, laughing and eating and talking about their day?

So if you want a modern twist on an Authentic Italian favorite that can bring the whole family together, then this is perfect for you.

Ingredients

Carando Meatballs are the crowning jewel of this recipe. These fresh meatballs have a robust flavor that allows for an authentic Italian style meal in less than 30 minutes! Their products use only the highest quality premium Italian ingredients and can be easily found in the refrigerated section of the meat department at your local grocery store. 

That’s it! Everything you need to recreate this recipe. Three simple ingredients that pack a major punch!

How to Make Sweet and Tangy Meatballs

With only three ingredients, it should be apparent that this is a recipe that is very easy to recreate. 

Simply start by browning your Carando Meatballs. This should take about 5-10 minutes. 

Then add in about 1 cup of grape jelly and 1 cup of BBQ sauce.  Simmer covered, for about 5-10 minutes stirring frequently. 

Now all that is left is to enjoy your meal with family and friends! Eat them on a bun, enjoy them by themselves, or create some other unique dish with these delicious sweet and tangy meatballs! 

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Sweet and Tangy Meatballs

Sweet and tangy meatballs are the perfect weeknight option! You only need a few simple staples and fresh Carando Meatballs and you will be able to recreate this recipe in no time!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword easy meatballs
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • 1 tray Caranado Meatballs
  • 1 cup Grape Jelly
  • 1 cup BBQ Sauce

Instructions

  1. Brown the meatballs for 5-10 minutes over medium heat.

  2. Add in BBQ and Grape Jelly and stir to combine.

  3. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover and let simmer 5-10 minutes, stirring frequently.

  4. Remove from heat and enjoy!

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Looking for a modern twist on an Italian Classic? These sweet and tangy meatballs are the perfect weeknight option! You only need a few simple staples and fresh Carando Meatballs and you will be able to recreate this recipe in no time!

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Friday 18th of December 2020

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pooja malkani

Friday 25th of September 2020

I welcome meat balls any given day. I would love to taste this along side pasta. Sounds so yummy and delicious. Will try out this recipe today evening

rachel

Wednesday 23rd of September 2020

My family and I absolutely LOVE these meatballs! This sweet and tangy sauce sounds great.

Maria Koss

Tuesday 22nd of September 2020

This looks easy to make and so tasty! I will have to try it this week :)

Candace Hampton

Tuesday 22nd of September 2020

My Mom used to make a sauce similar to this. It was a family favorite! I wonder what else I could put it on besides meatballs. I bet it would be great on all sorts of veggies.

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