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Sweet N Sour Meatballs

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Ingredients
  Lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Dry bread crumbs/Cracker crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Finely chopped onion/1/2 teaspoon instant minced onion 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Canned pineapple tidbits 20 Ounce, drain and reserve 1/2 cup liquid (1 Can / 1 1/2 Cup, Or Chunks, Water Packed)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Reserved pineapple liquid 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Green peppers 2 , cut into 1 inch pieces
Directions

In large mixing bowl, combine ground beef, bread crumbs, onion, salt and pepper; mix well.
Shape into 1 inch balls.
Place in cold fry pan.
Turn heat on gradually; (fat in meatballs will melt and prevent sticking).
Brown meatballs well.
Drain off drippings; remove meatballs.
Drain pineapple, reserving 1/2 cup liquid.
Combine sugar and cornstarch in fry pan, stir in soy sauce, vinegar, water and pineapple liquid.
Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens.
Add green pepper, pineapple and meatballs.
Cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes.
Serve over rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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