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Sweet and Sour Meatballs Recipe
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Sweet and Sour Meatballs

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"Beef meatballs, carrot, onion and pineapple pieces simmered in a sweet and sour sauce."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    1 hr


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, egg, cornstarch, salt, diced onion and pepper. Form into 1 inch meatballs; about 20.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the meatballs; drain fat and set aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over low heat. Pour in the pineapple juice and simmer for a few minutes.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the 3 tablespoons of cornstarch, soy sauce, vinegar and water. Stir until smooth and pour into the pineapple juice. Add the SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener and simmer until thickened, stirring constantly.
  5. Place the meatballs, pineapple pieces, green pepper, carrot and onion into the sauce mixture. Heat thoroughly.
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  • Note
  • This is a reduced sugar version of a recipe originally submitted by an Allrecipes home cook.
  • Serving Size: 3 1/2 meatballs, 1/2 cup vegetables and sauce

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 14, 2011

I usually hate when ppeople change recipes and then rate them, but I had to make changes for what I had on hand. I used brown sugar instead of Splenda and canned pineapple chunks. Very good served over rice.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 17, 2011

great recipe. try it with worsteshire sauce for the sauce it gives it a nice kick!


17 Ratings

Jan 20, 2010

I made these tonight and my family enjoyed them. The sauce is simple and delicious. I added a pinch oregano spice to the mix.

Mar 10, 2010

This has become one of my favorite recipes. I love it! I've tried making it with chicken, but it just tastes better with meatballs.

Feb 23, 2012

Wonderful !!!! I made extra sauce, did 2x recipe and my family loved it . Great over white rice. Quick easy recipe . :)

Oct 05, 2008

what can i say sweet & sour

Jan 11, 2012

Very good recipe - my family enjoyed this dish for a change from our usual. I think we will adjust the sauce next time for our personal tastes but the sauce is good as is - very flavourful and excellent with the meatballs. Thanks!

Nov 19, 2013

Love this recipe! Make it all the time and usually there are leftovers!


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  • Calories
  • 283 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 77 mg
  • 26%
  • Fat
  • 15.1 g
  • 23%
  • Fiber
  • 1.7 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 14.6 g
  • 29%
  • Sodium
  • 599 mg
  • 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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