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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is – HOLIDAY APPETIZER MEATBALLS. Easily made and ready for your freezer. Made using Lean Ground Pork. Serve with choice of dipping sauces; Toasted Onion Dip, Ginger-Orange Dip, and Barbecue-Cranberry Dip. 200 calories and 1 carb per serving (7 meatballs). The recipe is from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. At the Diabetic Gourmet site you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly recipes for all occasions. Enjoy and Eat Healthy through the Holidays! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

These meatballs are convenient to have on hand, in the freezer. Serve for snacks with dipping sauces. They’re great for making grinder sandwiches, too. Serve one or more of these dips with the meatballs: Toasted Onion Dip, Ginger-Orange Dip and Barbecue-Cranberry Dip.

Yield: Yield: 7 dozen meatballs.
Serving size: 7 meatballs.


2 pounds lean ground pork
1 cup ice water
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1 – Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
2 – With hands or wooden spoon mix pork, water, soy sauce and pepper thoroughly in large bowl.
3 – Shape into 3/4-inch balls (mixture will be fairly soft and balls will not be perfect).
4 – Arrange closely together in single layer on ungreased shallow baking pan, like a jelly-roll pan.
5 – Bake for 20-30 minutes.
6 – Remove from pan, and serve immediately with a dipping sauce, like your favorite salad dressings or choose from the suggestions below.
7 – Use toothpicks to skewer meatballs to dip. Or remove from pan, cool, cover and freeze or refrigerate. Serve cold or reheated.

Nutrition information Per Serving:
Calories: 200
Protein: 13 g
Fat: 16 g
Sodium: 390 mg
Cholesterol: 55 mg
Carbohydrates: 1 g

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