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Recipe of the Week- Meatballs​ in ​Pomegranate​ ​Sauce

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound ground meat
  • 1 small onion, grated
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons 
  • fresh chopped parsley
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons bread crumbs
  • 1 egg

Pomegranate Sauce:

  • 6 cups pomegranate juice
  • 1 cup pure maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. 
  2. Line the pan with a baking sheet. 
  3. Combine all meatball ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly. Shape into balls and place on a baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, prepare the pomegranate sauce. Place all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil. 
  5. Lower heat to medium and cook for 10 minutes until sauce thickens slightly. Serve meatballs with pomegranate sauce and top with pomegranate seeds.

Makes 6 servings. Count each serving as a protein.

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