Sweet & Sour Pineapple Meatballs

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 624
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1 pound ground beef
4 ounces breakfast or Italian sausage
1/4 cup fresh bread crumbs
2 large eggs
1/2 cup chicken flavored rice pilaf, cooked
1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, undrained
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup ketchup
1/2 cup rice vinegar or cider vinegar
1/2 cup water
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch plus 2 tablespoons water


Combine and mix together the first 6 ingredients including salt and pepper, with your hands. Mix well. Form into 2 inch meat balls and bake in Dutch oven at 375°F for 35 to 45 minutes, until brown.

Combine in a small sauce pan, ketchup, vinegar, water, and sugar. Heat over medium heat and bring to a simmer. Mix cornstarch and 2 Tbs. water to make a slurry. Stir into sauce to thicken, remove from heat. Serve over meatballs.

Serves 4 to 6

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 624
Calories from Fat: 125

This Sweet & Sour Pineapple Meatballs recipe is from the Cast Iron "Covered Wagon" Cookin' Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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