Recipe by Maureen E.
"This recipe has been a closely guarded family secret for over 20 years, we make them every Christmas and they're always a hit. I've decided they're too good not to share."
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bulk Italian sausage
2 (8 ounce) cans
water chestnuts, drained and chopped
green onion, chopped
2 1/2 cups
fine dry bread crumbs
Sweet and Sour Sauce
1 1/4 cups
soy sauce to taste
This is my recipe, so I didn't wat to rate it but I had to in order to post this comment. I made them last night and added a tablespoon of ginger puree to the meat mixture and it was delicious. I made just a half batch because there were only 6 of us and they were gone by 9pm!
I used crushed pineapple juice. Kids liked it but I was not impressed.
OMG! Did I read that right...2 cups of vinegar??? The only way to make this edible was to wipe the sauce off the meatballs. Nope, will not make this again. Sorry!
Big hit EVERY TIME! I have ommitted the waterchestnuts only beacuse they were basically in the meatballs to give texture, as they dont give any real taste to the meatball...but thats just my opinion. But they are a huge hit every single time i have made them!
I only used 1 cup of vinegar, added a can of crushed pinapple in place of the juice, only 1 cup of sugar and added a can of diced tomatoes. Next time I will cut back on the ketchup as well.
Very good recipe! Very sweet, but I like that. Will make again, as my hubby loved it too.
We add some diced pineapple and diced green pepper to the sauce
This was really good. My husband is really picky and he said they were good...I would recommend this recipe.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
The Best Sweet and Sour Meatballs
Serving Size: 1/30 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 30
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 138
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