Recipes and Cooking Molasses-Lime Meatballs 4.0 (10) 1 Review The molasses-lime sauce will keep guests from guessing that there are good-for-you oats in these party meatballs. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on February 17, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 30 mins Cook Time: 4 hrs Total Time: 4 hrs 30 mins Servings: 16 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1 ½ pound extra-lean ground beef 8 ounce uncooked hot Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed 1 cup quick-cooking rolled oats 1 cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed, or 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup finely chopped green onions (8) 4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper 6 tablespoon molasses ¼ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoon lime juice Directions Coat a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray; set aside. In a large bowl combine ground beef, sausage, oats, egg product, green onions, Worcestershire sauce, and crushed red pepper. Shape mixture into 72 approximately 2-inch meatballs. Coat a 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Cook meatballs, one-fourth at at time, over medium heat until brown, turning once. Transfer to prepared cooker. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 2 1/2 hours. In a small bowl whisk together molasses, soy sauce, and lime juice. Pour over meatballs. Toss gently to coat. Serve immediately or keep warm, covered, on warm or low-heat setting for up to 1 hour. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 140 Calories 4g Fat 12g Carbs 14g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 16 Calories 140 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 34mg 11% Sodium 350mg 15% Total Carbohydrate 12g 4% Total Sugars 5g Protein 14g Vitamin C 6.5mg 33% Calcium 40.4mg 3% Iron 3.4mg 19% Potassium 360mg 8% Folate, total 24.2mcg Vitamin B-12 1.3mcg Vitamin B-6 0.3mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.