Meatballs in Sweet Clove Sauce

Meatballs in Sweet Clove Sauce

4 slices dry bread, diced
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 egg
1 small onion, diced
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1 1/2 pounds ground beef or turkey

In a bowl, soak bread in lemon juice for 2 minutes. Add egg, onion and salt; stir in beef or turkey. Shape into 1 1/2-inch balls; place in a greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes; drain.

Sauce
1 cup tomato juice
1/2 cup chili sauce
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground mustard
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Combine all ingredients; pour over meatballs. Bake 30 minutes longer or until hot and bubbly.

Yields 6 servings.