Sweet & Sour Meatballs
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Sweet & Sour Meatballs

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

60
meatballs
10 min
PREP TIME
40 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Sauce

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

Meatballs

1 (20-ounce) package frozen pre-cooked meatballs, thawed

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

    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

45Calories
2.5Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
45Sodium (mg)
3Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
3Protein (g)

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  July 01, 2010

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!

— says Tracie
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  January 11, 2009

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.

— says Cathy
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