1/3 Cup water
2 slices bread, torn into small pieces
2/3 Cup instant nonfat dry milk powder
2 Tablespoons chopped onion
½ teaspoon salt (optional)
1 pound lean ground beef
Preheat oven to 350o F. Pour water over bread; stir in dry milk, onion, egg, and salt. Add ground beef and mix together. Shape meat mixture into 1 inch balls, placed on greased, rimmed baking sheet or shallow pan. Bake for 30 minutes.
If desired, freeze cooked meatballs in self-sealing bag for up to 3 months. Reheat in spaghetti sauce and serve over noodles or in hot dog buns or hoagie rolls.
Makes approximately 20 meatballs.
For meatloaf: Pat meat mixture in a 9X5X3 inch loaf pan and bake at 350o F for about 50 minutes or until brown throughout. Cool 10 minutes before slicing.o F for about 50 minutes or until brown throughout. Cool 10 minutes before slicing.