Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Laptop Lunches #179

White nectarine slices, rice, baby carrots, sweet & saucy meatballs (recipe below) and a bit of snow pea-chestnut salad from some old cookbook I had around here.

A few thoughts:

One: My usual photography is better; this was a weird morning. But I promise that tomorrow things will be back to normal!

Two: Most people eat sweet & saucy meatballs only as an appetizer, but they can work out well as a meal with rice and things. Expand your repertoire!

Three: I made this primarily because I had the stuff around already, but it worked out anyway! It's always great when that happens.

Now, how to make them:

Sweet & Saucy Meatballs
Servings: 5-6

1/4 cup apple jelly
1/4 cup grape juice
6 tablespoons ketchup
2 tablespoons water
14 oz. frozen meatballs

Mix all ingredients except meatballs in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Add frozen meatballs and lower heat to a simmer. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until hot.

2 comments:

  1. Would love to see a recipe for the snow pea salad! Looks great!

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    1. Well...I actually wasn't too crazy about it. It had WAY too many chestnuts in ratio to the snow peas, and the flavor was weird. It was worth a try, but it just didn't work. It might with tweaking.

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