Discover the magical combination of pork and apples with this Pork-and-Apple Meatballs recipe. Lean ground pork combined with panko bread crumbs, finely chopped apples, toasted sesame dressing and more give these meatballs a burst of flavor that everyone will love.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1 lb. lean ground pork
1 cup panko bread crumbs
1 cup finely chopped apples (about 1 medium apple)
Cover rimmed baking sheet with foil; spray with cooking spray. Mix first 6 ingredients just until blended.
Shape meat mixture into 24 meatballs, using about 1 Tbsp. meat mixture for each meatball; place on prepared baking sheet.
Bake 20 min. or until done (160°F). About 5 min. before meatballs are done, bring dressing and mustard to boil in large skillet, stirring frequently.
Add meatballs to dressing mixture; cook 3 min. or sauce is slightly thickened, stirring occasionally to evenly coat all sides of meatballs with dressing mixture.
Storing and Reheating Meatballs
Meatballs make great leftovers. Cool the cooked meatballs, then place in airtight container and refrigerate up to 1 week, or freeze up to 3 months. To reheat before serving, spoon meatballs into microwaveable container; cover. Microwave on HIGH 3 to 4-1/2 min. ot until meatballs are heated through, stirring after 2 min. If frozen, thaw overnight in refrigerator before reheating as directed.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 16g
Dietary Fibers less than 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
8 servings, 3 meatballs each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.