Recipe of the Week: Festive Meat Balls, by S.J.


  • 1 1/2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1 (4 1/2 oz) can of deviled ham
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten slightly
  • 1 Tbsp, grated onion
  • 2 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp catsup
  • 1 tsp dill weed
  • 1 cup dairy sour cream


  1. Combine beef and ham with milk, eggs, onion, bread crumbs, salt, allspice, and pepper. Shape into meat balls about 2 inches in diameter (or smaller, if you want).
  2. Carefully arrange the meat balls in a Crock Pot.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 hours.
  4. Turn the control to high; stir in the flour that has been dissolved in 1/4 cup water.
  5. Add catsup and dill weed.
  6. Cook on high for 15 to 20 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  7. Turn heat off, and stir in sour cream.

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