Everyone's Favorite Sweet And Sour Meatballs Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineInterest Group

Ingredients

 Egg1
 Soya sauce1 Tablespoon (For Making Meatballs)
 Green onions3 , finely chopped
 Garlic cloves1 Large, minced
 Fine dry bread crumbs1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Lean ground beef1 1⁄2 Pound
 Canned pineapple chunks14 Ounce, drained, juice reserved (1 Can, 398 Milliliter)
 Packed brown sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Rice vinegar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Soya sauce1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (For Making Sauce)
 Cornstarch4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1759 Calories from Fat 533

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g92.2%

Saturated Fat 22.8 g113.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 601.5 mg

Sodium 5103.1 mg212.6%

Total Carbohydrates 147 g49.1%

Dietary Fiber 6.1 g24.6%

Sugars 100.7 g

Protein 152 g304.9%

Vitamin A 33.7% Vitamin C 29.2%

Calcium 14.8% Iron 91.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Meatballs: In a large bowl, beat egg; stir in 1 tbsp (15 mL) water, soya sauce, green onions and garlic. Mix in bread crumbs and beef. With wet hands, form into 1-inch (2.5 cm) meatballs; arrange on a baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes or until browned and no longer pink in center. 2. 2. Drain on paper towels.
3. Sauce: Pour pineapple juice into a measuring cup and add enough water to make 1 cup (250 mL). In a large saucepan, stir together pineapple juice, brown sugar, vinegar, soya sauce and cornstarch until smooth. Place over medium heat and cook, stirring, until sauce comes to a boil and thickens. Stir in meatballs and pineapple chunks; cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until piping hot.
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