Sweet 'N Sour Meatballs Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Beefy onion soup mix1 Ounce (Lipton, 1 Envelope)
 Ground beef1 1⁄2 Pound
 Fresh bread crumbs1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Brown sugar2 Tablespoon
 Cornstarch1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Canned pineapple chunks in juice20 Ounce, drained, reserve juice (1 Can)
 Vinegar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Green peppers2 , cut in to chunks

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 703 Calories from Fat 423

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g71.6%

Saturated Fat 17 g84.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 172.9 mg

Sodium 745 mg31%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g14.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.5%

Sugars 24.7 g

Protein 32 g64.1%

Vitamin A 6.8% Vitamin C 100.5%

Calcium 2.4% Iron 12.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a medium sized bowl, place the beefy onion soup mix, ground beef, bread crumbs and egg and combine well to make a dough-like mixture. Shape the mixture into 1-inch balls
2. In a large skillet, heat the oil and brown the meatballs. Remove the meatballs to a serving dish and keep warm
3. In another skillet, add the sugar, the cornstarch mixed with reserved juice, vinegar and water and mix well. Add the pineapple and green peppers and cook till done.
4. Bring this mixture to the boil and simmer while stirring constantly till the sauce is thick. This will take 5 minutes.

5. Serve the sauce over hot meatballs.