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Potluck Meatballs
Chef:  Pat Habiger - Spearville, KS          Category:  Appetizers

1 beaten egg
2/3 cup soft bread crumbs
1/2 cup grated onion
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 lb. ground beef
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 can undiluted condensed beef consomme

Directions: In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients; add beef and mix well. Shape into 1 1/4 inch balls. In a skillet over medium heat, brown meatballs; drain. Transfer to a greased 1 1/2 quart baking dish. Combine the cornstarch and consomme until smooth; add to skillet. Bring to a boil, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Boil for 2 minutes or until thickened. Pour over the meatballs. Bake, uncovered, at 350°F for 50 to 60 minutes. Makes 2 1/2 dozen.

Notes: Can be a hearty appetizers year around or makes a good entree over noodles.