*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      Lemon-Olive Meatball Appetizers
 
 Recipe By     : Jo Anne Merrill
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:45
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Beef
                 Hors d'Oeuvres                   Hot
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      pound         ground beef
    3      tablespoons   fresh lemon juice
    1      teaspoon      salt
    1      cup           grated cheddar cheese
   12                    olives -- minced
      1/4                green bell pepper -- chopped fine
    1      cup           soft bread crumbs
      1/2  cup           milk
    1                    egg -- beaten
   12      slices        bacon -- *see note
 
 *Partially cook bacon, keeping it from curling.
 
 Mix all ingredients except bacon. Shape into 12 balls. Wrap a bacon slice
 around each ball; fasten with a toothpick.  Arrange in baking dish.  Bake in
 preheated 350-degree oven for about 40 minutes, turning once or twice.
 
 Makes 12 meatballs, to be used as appetizers or for main dish.
 
 
 
 
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