Prep Time: 25 Min
Cook Time: 10 Min
Serving Size: 12 Servings
1 envelope onion soup mix
1 pound ground beef
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons 2% milk
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
1 cup crushed saltines (about 30 crackers)
5 tablespoons canola oil
1. In a large bowl, combine egg and soup mix. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Divide into 36 portions; set aside. In another large bowl, combine the flour and milk until smooth. Add cheese and bacon; mix well.
2. Shape cheese mixture into 36 balls. Shape one beef portion around each cheese ball. In a shallow bowl, beat eggs. Place cracker crumbs in another bowl. Dip meatballs into egg, then coat with crumbs.
3. In a large skillet, cook meatballs over medium heat in oil for 10-12 minutes or until the meat is no longer pink and coating is golden brown.
1 serving (3 each) equals 222 calories, 16 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 396 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 13 g protein.