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Grandma’s Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Grandma’s Sweet and Sour Meatballs are baked to perfection while simmering in an amazing sauce made with pineapple chunks and green pepper. This family-friendly dinner is one you can turn to on busy weeknights. Super simple, super delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sweet and sour meatballs
Servings: 10
Calories: 360kcal
Author: Trish - Mom On Timeout

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 2 cups plain bread crumbs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • salt and pepper to taste

Sauce

  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 20 oz pineapple chunks in juice (including the juice)
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 tbsp vinegar
  • 4 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Meatballs

  • Mix ingredients together and form into balls.
  • Arrange in a single layer in a lightly greased 9x13 baking dish.

Sauce

  • Combine all ingredients and pour over meatballs.
  • Bake for one hour uncovered.
  • Serve over rice.

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Nutrition

Calories: 360kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 525mg | Potassium: 637mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 220IU | Vitamin C: 8.4mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 4mg