Grandma’s Meatballs



  • 2 1/2 pounds ground chuck
  • 1 1/2 cups oatmeal
  • 2 onions, finely minced
  • 1 stalk celery, finely minced
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups ketchup
  • Directions

    Preheat oven to 300°. Mix beef, oatmeal, onion, celery, carrot, eggs, milk, salt and pepper together in a bowl. Roll into 1 1/2?2 inch meatballs and place in a 9-by-13 inch dish sprayed with cooking spray. Mix together brown sugar and ketchup; spoon over meatballs. Cover baking dish with foil, and bake for 1 hour. Serve as an appetizer, over pasta or on a hoagie bun.
    This recipe won second place in the ground-beef category at Wooster Home and Garden Show.

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