Rice Noodle and Vegetable Salad with Peanut Dressing and Rainbow Slaw, but sometimes I like to try something new. One time I brought shredded Pork Carnitas meat and tiny mini tortillas (hors d'oeuvre size) to put it in. Another time I brought zesty Chili Lime Chicken Wings. But when I'm busy, there really is no easier choice than cocktail meatballs in a sauce.
My original go-to sauce has many version on the internet. It's a combination of Grape Jelly and Heinz Chili Sauce. The proportions vary widely, so you have to find one that suits your taste. It's always been a hit, but like with all recipes, you find yourself occasionally wanting to explore new territory. So for a recent potluck, I found this recipe for meatballs with a Honey Garlic sauce on a site called Family Fresh Meals.
I found it a little on the sweet side, BUT it was easy, delicious and received rave reviews at the party. You'll just have to try it and judge for yourself. This recipe can also be served for dinner with (or on) rice. Enjoy!
(Note - as I was taking this to a really large get-together, I double everything and used a larger crockpot.)
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Honey Garlic Crockpot Meatballs
Serves: 6 - 8
¼ C Brown sugar
⅓ C Honey
½ C Ketchup
2 T Soy sauce
3 Cloves garlic, minced
28oz Fully cooked, frozen meatballs
In a medium bowl, mix together brown sugar, honey, ketchup, soy sauce and garlic. Place frozen meatballs in a 3 to 4 quart crockpot and pour sauce over meatballs. Stir so all meatballs are coated evenly. Cook on LOW for 4 hours, stirring occasionally.