Sweet and Sour Meatballs Recipe with Ketchup and Brown Sugar | THESE ARE SO GOOD. That is really all you need to know. But, me like a food blogger and all sorts of I most certainly will continue to be on and describe the way in which great they’re and try and convince that you try them. I promise you simply won’t regret it.
They’re sweet, sour (ok- obviously), tangy, tender, sticky and saucy and stuffed with flavor. Lord produce willpower not to ever eat the entire pot…..
and not to ever appear like a full sloppy idiot sticking my go to the bowl to lick it clean….
Easy Sweet and Sour Meatballs Recipe with Ketchup and Brown Sugar
You could possibly consume a heaping scoop for a bed of rice, wrap up a sub roll, or go their way using a toothpick – I really don’t care. Regardless of how put it into practice, it’s going to be good!
I like the pineapple and red peppers from it because doing so accounts for more potential for your meal and adds a bit of nutritional value. This could be a large group pleasing potluck dish, or in my case a New Years Eve pregame snack.
I often tried gluten free breadcrumbs and tamari to make this a gluten free dish. I could promise you that you need to can’t tell at all. You’ll you have to be aimed at licking the sauce off your fingers and becoming another helping 🙂
My boyfriend says his mom uses his grandmothers recipe for sweet and sour meatballs made using grape jelly and sweet chili sauce and are generally delicious… I believe I’m going to try that when!!
- 1 lb lean ground beef
- 2 tsp A1 steak sauce – or worcestershire sauce to taste
- 3 tbsp breadcrumbs – gluten free if necessary
- 1 tsp oregano
- 1 egg, slightly beaten
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tbsp oil
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 1/2 tbsp vinegar
- 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
- 1 cup ketchup, plus 1 tbsp
- 2 1/2 tbsp soy sauce or tamari
- 1 cup pineapple chunks
- 1 tbsp pineapple juice (reserved from can of pineapple chunks)
- 1 large red bell pepper
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees
- For the meatballs, mix all ingredients from ground beef to salt and pepper. Don’t go too crazy with it, just mix ingredients to combine.
- Form into balls and place on cookie sheet. Bake for 12-13 minutes. (They will simmer in the sauce so don’t worry too much about being totally cooked through)
- While meatballs are cooking, sautee onion in oil over medium heat in saucepan.
- Once tender, add remaining ingredients and stir to combine.
- Bring sauce to a simmer for about 5 minutes then add in meatballs.
- Let meatballs lightly simmer in sauce for 20 minutes longer.