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Island Sweet Sour Meatballs

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Ingredients
  Beaten egg 1
  Soft bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped onion 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Ground beef/Textured vegetable protein mixture 1 Pound
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Canned pineapple tidbits 8 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Can)
  Canned whole cranberry sauce 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Bottled barbecue sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Green pepper strips 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Hot cooked rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Combine egg, crumbs, onion, milk, and 3/4 teaspoon salt.
Add the meat mixture; mix well.
Shape into 24 one inch balls (1 tablespoonful each).
In large skillet brown the meatballs in hot shortening.
Drain off fat.
Drain pineapple, reserving syrup; set pineapple aside.
Add water to reserved syrup to make 3/4 cup.
Combine syrup mixture, cranberry sauce, barbecue sauce, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and dash pepper.
Pour over meatballs in skillet.
Bring to boiling.
Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes.
Blend 1/4 cup cold water slowly into cornstarch.
Stir into skillet.
Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.
Add pineapple and green pepper.
Simmer, covered, till pepper is barely tender.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Fried
Interest: 
Everyday

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