Sweet and Sour Meatballs
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This homemade sweet and sour meatball recipe is the perfect dinner to please the whole family.
Recipe type: Main Dish
Serves: 20 meatballs
  • 1½ lbs ground hamburger meat
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup plain bread crumbs (I use progresso's)
  • ½ yellow or white onion fine chopped
  • 1 tsp minced garlic (I use garlic from a jar, but you can use fresh garlic)
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 1 cup water
  • ⅓ cup white vinegar
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 can pineapple chunks or tidbits drained
  1. In a large bowl place ground beef, diced onion, eggs, bread crumbs, pepper, and garlic.
  2. Using your hands mash all the meat together until it's all blended.
  3. Preheat the oven to 425 F.
  4. Line a cookie sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray.
  5. Roll your meat into 2 inch balls and line on the cookie sheet.
  6. Place the meatballs in the oven for 10 minutes.
  7. Reduce the heat to 350 and let the meatballs cook for 10 more minutes.
  8. In a large sauce pan whisk together the brown sugar, ketchup, vinegar, water, and soy sauce.
  9. Let the sauce heat up over medium heat and bring to a boil.
  10. Slowly whisk in the corn starch to allow the sauce to thicken.
  11. Add the pineapple and meatballs and let simmer on low heat for 10 more minutes.
  12. Serve over rice.
  13. Enjoy.
Recipe by Sugar n' Spice Gals at https://sugar-n-spicegals.com/2016/09/sweet-sour-meatballs.html