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Sweet 'N' Sour Meatballs

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  Ground chuck 1 Pound
  Egg 1
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped onion 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Butter/Regular margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Ketchup 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon (Packed)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Hot cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Combine ground chuck, egg, 1/4 c. onion, water, salt and pepper in bowl.
Mix lightly, but well.
Shape mixture into 24 meatballs.
Place meatballs in 12x8x2" (2qt.) glass baking dish.
Microwave at high setting 2 minutes.
Turn meatballs over and rearrange by moving outside meat balls to center of dish.
Microwave at high setting 2 minutes more, or until firm.
Pour off excess fat.
Cover with waxed paper and let stand on wooden board or heatproof surface while preparing sauce.
(Meatballs will complete cooking on standing.) Combine 3/4 c. onion and butter in 1 1/2qt. glass casserole.
Microwave at high setting 3 minutes, or until onion is tender.
Stir in ketchup, brown sugar, lemon juice and soy sauce.
Microwave at high setting 3 minutes, or until hot.
Pour sauce over meatballs and serve with hot rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1987 Calories from Fat 958

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 106 g162.9%

Saturated Fat 45.5 g227.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 563.7 mg187.9%

Sodium 6044 mg251.8%

Total Carbohydrates 168 g56.2%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.4%

Sugars 99.5 g

Protein 90 g180.9%

Vitamin A 12.6% Vitamin C 47.7%

Calcium 8.8% Iron 47.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sweet 'N' Sour Meatballs Recipe