Applesauce Meat Balls

3/4 lb finely ground lean beef
1/4 lb round pork shoulder
1/2 cup fine soft bread crumbs
1 egg
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 tbs grated onion
1 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
1/3 cup ketchup
1/4 cup water

Combine all ingredients except ketchup and water; mix lightly. Form into 2-inch balls. Brown in hot vegetable oil. Place browned meat balls in baking dish. Combine ketchup and water; pour over meat balls. Cover; bake at 350F for 1-1/2 hours. Serve hot.

Makes four servings.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana