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Hawaiian Burger Balls

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Ingredients
  Ground beef 2 Pound
  Egg 1
  Chopped walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped (Salad Oil - 1 Cup)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onions 2 Large, peeled (Salad Oil - 1 Cup)
  Onions 2 Large, peeled, sliced
  Pineapple 14 Ounce, sliced
  Canned sliced pineapple 30 Ounce (1 Can, 1 Pound 14 Ounces)
  Soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Molasses 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 4 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Green pepper 1 Large, cut into pieces
  Green pepper 1 Large, quartered, seeded, and cut in bite-size pieces
  Cider vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Into a 2-cup measure, drain syrup from pineapple and pour in enough water to make 2 cups.
2) Cut 3 pineapple slices into half for garnishing.
3) Cut the remaining pineapple slices into cubes.

MAKING
4) Take a large bowl and mix together ground beef, egg, walnuts, salt, pepper, and ginger in it until well-blended.
5) Figure the mixture into 16 balls.
6) In a large frying pan, heat vegetable oil and brown meat balls in it.
7) Using a slotted spoon, remove the balls and keep aside.
8) In the same frying pan, sauté onions in pan drippings just until soft.
9) Stir in syrup mixture, soy sauce and molasses and allow the mixture to come to a boil.
10) Add in meat balls and then simmer, covered for 15 minutes.
11) Take a cup and mix cornstarch with water in it to form a smooth paste.
12) Add this to meat-ball mixture and allow the mixture to thicken by stirring and boiling for 3 minutes.
13) Mix in green pepper, diced pineapple, and vinegar and cook slowly just until bubbly.

SERVING
14) Transfer to a heated serving dish and serve hot with fluffy hot rice, if desired, garnishing with halved pineapple slices around edge.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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