• 2 lbs. lean ground beef
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon parsley flakes
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed (optional)

Place all of the above ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly. Shape into 30 to 40 small balls and place on a shallow baking pan. Bake in a 375° oven for 20-25 minutes. Drain and place in a chafing dish. Cover meatballs with fruited sauce.


  • 1 ½ cups brown sugar, packed
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 cup Texas Orange, peeled and sectioned (4- 6 oranges)
  • 1 cup Texas Red Grapefruit, peeled and sectioned (2-3 grapefruit) parsley to garnish

In a saucepan measure brown sugar and cornstarch. Mix well. Add water, vinegar and soy sauce. Bring to a boil, stirring until thick over medium heat. Add Texas Red Grapefruit and Texas Orange sections and pour over meatballs. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley. Serve with rice or pasta.

Nutrition per entire recipe: Calories-4500; Fat-155g; Cholesterol-625mg; Sodium-5380mg; Carbohydrate-593g; Protein-186g