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Piquant Meatballs

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  Lean pork 1⁄2 Pound, ground
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Finely ground almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Hot sauce 1 Dash
  Nutmeg To Taste
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Canned pineapple chunks 10 Ounce
  Vinegar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)

Combine pork, beef, crumbs and almonds; mix lightly.
Add eggs, garlic, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, salt, hot sauce and nutmeg to pork mixture; blend well.
Shape into walnut-sized balls; roll in corn- starch.
Fry in hot fat in skillet for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Drain pineapple; reserve juice.
Combine 4 tablespoons cornstarch with 1 cup re- served juice; blend well.
Combine 1/2 cup soy sauce, vinegar and sugar in saucepan over low heat; stir in cornstarch mixture.
Simmer, stirring constantly, until sauce is clear and thickened.
Add pineapple; simmer for 10 minutes.
Add sauce to meatballs; stir gently to blend.
Serve in chafing dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3920 Calories from Fat 1561

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 176 g270.4%

Saturated Fat 54.9 g274.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 897.2 mg299.1%

Sodium 5108.7 mg212.9%

Total Carbohydrates 433 g144.4%

Dietary Fiber 9.5 g37.9%

Sugars 374.6 g

Protein 150 g299.6%

Vitamin A 10.2% Vitamin C 8.9%

Calcium 38.6% Iron 67.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Piquant Meatballs Recipe