Pupu Balls

Pupu Balls

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"Don't let the name scare you!! I remember my mother making these 30 years ago. The longer they stay in the sauce the better they are. Serve from the slow cooker to keep them warm."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 185 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 185 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 12.4 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.9g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 9.3 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 859 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a medium bowl, mix ground beef, onion and seasoned bread crumbs. Form the mixture into bite-sized balls.
  2. In a large skillet over medium high heat, cook the balls until evenly brown throughout.
  3. In a large bowl, mix water, soy sauce, garlic and whiskey. Place the balls into the mixture. Cover and chill in the refrigerator at least 1 hour.
  4. Transfer the balls and sauce mixture to a slow cooker set to low heat. Cook at least 30 minutes before serving.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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I made this dish to serve at a candle party I was having. It was very good. One of my guests asked if she could take a bowl of meat balls home!! I would only suggest that you make sure you ge...

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I haven't served the finished product yet but I have comments about the recipe itself. First, one small onion is too much. 1/2 of a very small onion would work better. Second, double the mari...

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I made this dish to serve at a candle party I was having. It was very good. One of my guests asked if she could take a bowl of meat balls home!! I would only suggest that you make sure you ge...

I haven't served the finished product yet but I have comments about the recipe itself. First, one small onion is too much. 1/2 of a very small onion would work better. Second, double the mari...

This appetizer is so yummy. Make plenty because they disappear so quickly. When serving them, if you put small pieces of French bread in a dish next to them, your guests will also enjoy dippin...

good - just make sure to use lo sodium soy sauce.....very salty

We had a hawaiian food thing at work so I made these. Took them to work and crock potted them all morning,,lol@whiskey in the air at the office :) Anyway, when done, people loved the recipe and...

I used frozen meatballs and these were great, so easy!! I cooked them in the crock pot on low for 7 hours, and they were perfect. I did use low sodium soy sauce, I think that really helped wit...

The other reviewers were right. There is too much onion, & the balls won't stick together. Maybe adding an egg to the mixture would help it stick. Cook lower than medium or they fall apart. ...

I hate to give a bad reveiw, but I followed this recipe exactly, and the meatballs did not turn out well. They fell apart when marinating (I think it's because there was too much onion) and the...

OK but not what we were hoping. Basically it's just meatballs.

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