Fruit and Wine Glazed Meatballs

Meatball Ingredients

  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1-1/2 cups breadcrumbs
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped fine
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped

Glaze Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped fine
  • 1 cup St. James Winery Cherry Wine
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Meatball Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. To make the meatballs, combine all ingredients in a medium sized bowl.
  3. Mix well and form into 1-inch meatballs.
  4. Arrange meatballs on a cookie sheet and bake for 20 minutes or until done.
  5. Keep warm.

Glaze Instructions

  1. For the glaze, combine ingredients in a medium saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil then reduce to simmer.
  3. When glaze has thickened to a light syrup consistency pour over meatballs and serve.
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