Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Sweet and Sour Meatballs
Sweet and Sour Meatballs. Diana Rattray
  • 50 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 40 mins
  • Yield: 4 dozen (8 to 12 servings)
Ratings
Pineapple flavors the sauce for this dish and chopped water chestnuts give the meatballs a little crunch.

What You'll Need

  • For the Meatballs:
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground chuck
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons water chestnuts (chopped)
  • 3/4 cup oats (quick)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce (reduced sodium)
  • For the Sauce:
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup beef bouillon
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce (reduced sodium)
  • 8 or 9 ounces pineapple (1 can tidbits, drained)
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper (green, chopped)

How to Make It

Combine meatball ingredients; shape into 1-inch balls and brown on all sides in oil. Drain and set aside. Begin sauce: Combine sugar, beef bouillon, vinegar, cornstarch, and 2 teaspoons soy sauce in a large deep skillet or Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Boil sauce mixture until thickened; stir in pineapple, green pepper, and meatballs. Simmer for 30 minutes.

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