Ingredients

How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil; lightly grease foil. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, combine bread crumbs and milk. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in egg white, onion, dried apricots, salt, garlic, and chili powder. Add ground pork and ground turkey; mix well.
  • Shape meat mixture into 24 meatballs.
  • Place meatballs in the prepared baking pan.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until meatballs are done (160°F). Drain meatballs on paper towels, if necessary.
  • Place meatballs in a 1-1/2-quart slow cooker.
  • Add Spiced Apricot Sauce; toss gently to coat.
  • Turn cooker to warm setting or low-heat setting; keep meatballs warm for up to 2 hours.
  • Makes 12 servings.
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  • Spiced Apricot Sauce:......................
  • In a small saucepan, combine 1/2 cup apricot nectar, 1 teaspoon cornstarch, 1/4 teaspoon ancho chili pepper or chili powder, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg.
  • Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly.
  • Cook and stir for 1 minute more.
  • Makes about 1/2 cup.
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  • Make-Ahead Directions: .....................
  • Prepare meatballs as directed through Step 2; cool. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. Prepare sauce as directed. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. To serve, place meatballs in a 1-1/2-quart slow cooker. Add sauce; toss gently to coat. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 2-1/2 to 3 hours or until heated through. Turn to warm setting or leave on low-heat setting; keep warm for up to 2 hours.
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    " It was excellent "
    a1patti ate it and said...
    Oh Yum!!
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    " It was excellent "
    maureenlaw ate it and said...
    Saw this on bhg and thought it looked great! Thanks for posting, high 5!
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    " It was excellent "
    hungrybear ate it and said...
    Yum
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    " It was excellent "
    pippy ate it and said...
    Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, I just rated your tortellini soup recipe and now this awesome Apricot N' Spiced Meatballs - I am in lala land. Thank you so much for this one and it's perfect for family or entertaining. It's a high 5 from me :D
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  • gigity 4 years ago
    I LOVE THESE SPICY BALLZ. I ADDED A CUP OF GIGGITY!
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    " It was excellent "
    spinach1948 ate it and said...
    This is good.
    Hi 5.
    Ed
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    luv meatbalss high5
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    " It was excellent "
    peetabear ate it and said...
    Great post Tink...five forks
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    " It was excellent "
    snowcat17 ate it and said...
    I likes this Tink.. goes well with your 'drink.. balls always do.. meatballs that is:) lol HIGH FIVE FORKS!!
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  • bostyn 4 years ago
    Im sooo gona try this! Thank you!
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