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Sweet 'N Sour Meatballs Recipe
  • READY IN 50 mins

Sweet 'N Sour Meatballs

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"Mix together and form into sweet 'n sour meatballs. Try also with ground turkey."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    50 mins


  1. Combine chili sauce and grape jelly in a slow cooker on Medium heat.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Mix ground beef, bread crumbs, onion, eggs, salt, and black pepper together in a bowl; form into golf ball-sized balls. Arrange meatballs on an ungreased baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until browned and cooked through, about 10 minutes.
  5. Transfer cooked meatballs to the slow cooker and simmer for 20 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 15, 2012

I bought premade meatballs. I used the chili sauce and grape jelly as the sauce. They were great!!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 06, 2014

I did not like the sauce, too hot, I like hot, but not that hot. I won't make it again. Also the meatballs were too hard.

Dec 27, 2012

I cheated and used frozen turkey meatballs. My husband and son went crazy for these sweet and sour meatballs! Can't wait to make them at camp for a snack to munch on. Just put everything in the crockpot on low and enjoy them all day! Great also for a pot luck supper.

Feb 01, 2014

I have made this recipe with both frozen and home made meatballs and both ways are great. I add a can of pineapple chunks and they are always a big hit,

Mar 31, 2014

This is the recipe we always use, except we use equal amounts of chili sauce and grape jelly, and they are fantastic. I can't imagine using three times more chili sauce than jelly. Also, for all you people who use frozen meatballs - you don't know what you're missing. Frozen meatballs have a coating on them to help preserve them, and the sauce doesn't really penetrate them like it would a homemade meatball.

Mar 31, 2014

I have been making this for years but only use 1 jar of chili sauce & 1/2 of a large, or all of a small jar of jelly per pound of meatballs. I sometimes add a small can of sauerkraut ! I use frozen meatballs most of the time.

Mar 31, 2014

i have made it for years. so easy and you really dont need a slow cooker-just a regular pot

Mar 31, 2014

My dh likes this sauce with cocktail wienies.


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  • Calories
  • 669 kcal
  • 33%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 101.5 g
  • 33%
  • Cholesterol
  • 161 mg
  • 54%
  • Fat
  • 19.7 g
  • 30%
  • Fiber
  • 1.4 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 24 g
  • 48%
  • Sodium
  • 756 mg
  • 30%

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

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