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Sweet-Sour Meatballs

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Ingredients
  Ground round steak 1 Pound
  Pork sausage meat 1⁄2 Pound
  Dry bread crumbs 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Pinch
  Salad oil 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped green pepper 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Pineapple juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Wine vinegar 1 1⁄3 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Brown sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cold water 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine meat, crumbs, milk, onion, egg, salt and pepper.
Shape into firm, small balls, using rounded teaspoonful of mixture for each.
Heat oil in frying pan, and brown a few balls at a time, turning frequently for even coloring.
Transfer to shallow casserole.
To remaining fat in frying pan (add more if necessary to make 2 tablespoons) add green pepper and garlic.
Cook, stirring, 5 minutes; discard garlic.
Add pineapple juice, vinegar, sugar, and soy sauce.
Blend cornstarch and cold water.
When juice mixture reaches boiling point, stir in cornstarch; cook and stir until smooth.
Pour sauce over meatballs.
Set covered casserole in 325°F. oven, and cook about 30 minutes.
Serve with Fluffy Rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Quick
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 313 Calories from Fat 157

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g26.9%

Saturated Fat 5.2 g25.8%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 72 mg24%

Sodium 483.5 mg20.1%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.42 g1.7%

Sugars 15.2 g

Protein 19 g37.2%

Vitamin A 1.8% Vitamin C 17.7%

Calcium 5.4% Iron 7.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Sweet-Sour Meatballs Recipe