Ingredients for meatballs:

  • 2 pounds organic, grass-fed ground beef
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup gluten-free ketchup (look for one that doesn’t contain high fructose corn syrup)
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 2 tablespoons onions, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Ingredients for sauce:

  • 1 1/2 cups Cranberry Sauce (or you can use 1 can of preferred brand)
  • 1 cup gluten-free ketchup (look for one that doesn’t contain high fructose corn syrup)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine eggs, bread crumbs, parsley and onion. Mix with beef and shape into 1 1/2″ balls.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the cranberries, chili sauce, ketchup, maple syrup, and lemon juice.
  3. Pour sauce over meatballs, cover and cook on low for 6 hours or until no longer pink.

Note: Can be served as  hors d’oeurves or added to a gluten-free pita.