Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Sweet & Sour Meatballs

These always popular meatballs are served in a sweet and sour ginger sauce.

10 min. prep time
60 servings
242 Ratings



1 (20-ounce) can pineapple chunks in juice, drained, reserve juice
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
2 medium green and/or red bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces


2 (1-pound) packages frozen pre-cooked meatballs, thawed


Heat oven to 350°F.

Combine reserved pineapple juice, butter, brown sugar, cornstarch, vinegar, soy sauce and ginger in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 4-6 minutes or until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute.

Place sauce, pineapple chunks, bell peppers and meatballs into ungreased 3-quart casserole; stir gently to coat. Cover; bake 25-30 minutes or until meatballs are heated through. Serve in chafing dish with toothpicks or keep warm in slow cooker.

Nutrition Facts (1 meatball)

Calories: 45

Fat: 2.5g

Cholesterol: 15mg

Sodium: 45mg

Carbohydrates: 3g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 3g

Recipe #5398B©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I have used this recipe several times. Everyone loved it! Better and differnt than the usual sauce we have been using to make our meatballs. This is great!
I made my own meatballs. I used a can of sliced pineapple, and cut into 1 inch pieces.
I used dark brown sugar, in place of brown sugar. Tasty, simple, but will try again with pork.

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