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Cranberry Meatballs With Chili Sauce

Easy to prepare party meatballs that are savory and sweet. Serve as appetizers or make a family dinner poured over pasta.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword appetizer, cranberry meatballs, party food, sweet and savory
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 lb ground turkey or chicken
  • 1/2 cup gluten free breadcrumbs
  • 1 can whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 jar chili sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic optional


  • Mix ground meat with 1/2 cup gluten free breadcrumbs. Substitute regular breadcrumbs if preferred.
  • Mince 3 cloves of fresh garlic and mix into the meatballs (optional). 
  • Form meatballs that are about 1 1/2" round.
    TIP* Use an ice cream scoop to measure for even sizing.
  • Using a non stick baking pan, bake for about 30 minutes in an oven that's been preheated to 350 degrees. Turn over after about 15 minutes for even baking.
  • In a medium bowl, mix cranberry sauce with chili sauce. 
  • Add cooked meatballs to sauce and simmer until ready to serve.