Spiced Meatballs



  • 1/2 cooked rice
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 2 s tomato juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


In bowl, combine first six ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-1/2-inch balls. In skillet, combine tomato juice, sugar, Worcestershire sauce, cloves and cinnamon. Bring to boil. Reduce heat; add meatballs. Cover and simmer 50 minutes or until meat is no longer pink, stirring occasionally. Discard cloves before serving.

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