Cheesy Meatballs


Cheesy Meatballs

Cheesy Meatballs

Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at


Can meatballs be lucky?  My guys think so, and they want them for game time.  This beef, sausage and cheese recipe has a bin fan following.

             Jill Hill                                                                                                  Dixon, Illinois


Cheesy Meatballs Recipe


Cheesy Meatballs

1 egg

½ cup 2% milk

2 Tbsp. dried minced onions

4 Tbsp. chili powder, divided

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. pepper

1 ½ cup crushed Ritz crushed (about 1 sleeve)

2 lbs. ground beef

1 lb. bulk pork sausage

2 cups shredded process cheese (Velveeta)

1 can (26 oz.) condensed tomato soup, undiluted

2 ½ cups water

1 cup packed brown sugar


Preheat oven to 400 F.  In a large bowl, whisk egg, milk, minced onion, 2 tablespoon chili powder, salt and pepper; stir in crushed crackers.  Add beef, sausage and cheese; mix lightly but thoroughly.

Shape mixture into 1 inch balls.  Place meatballs on greased racks in a 15 x 10 x 1 inch baking pans.  Bake 15-18 minutes or until browned.

Meanwhile, in a 5 or 6 quart slow cooker, combine soup, water, brown sugar and remaining chili powder.  Gently stir in meatballs.  Cook covered, on low 4-5 hours or until meatballs are cooked through.         9 dozen


(Recipe for Cheesy Meatballs was in, 2015)


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