Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Sweet and Sour Meatballs


"Beef meatballs, carrot, onion and pineapple pieces simmered in a sweet and sour sauce."


1 h servings 283 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 283 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 15.1 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.6g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 14.6 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 77 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 599 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, egg, cornstarch, salt, diced onion and pepper. Form into 1 inch meatballs; about 20.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the meatballs; drain fat and set aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over low heat. Pour in the pineapple juice and simmer for a few minutes.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the 3 tablespoons of cornstarch, soy sauce, vinegar and water. Stir until smooth and pour into the pineapple juice. Add the SPLENDA(R) Granulated Sweetener and simmer until thickened, stirring constantly.
  5. Place the meatballs, pineapple pieces, green pepper, carrot and onion into the sauce mixture. Heat thoroughly.


  • Note
  • This is a reduced sugar version of a recipe originally submitted by an Allrecipes home cook.
  • Serving Size: 3 1/2 meatballs, 1/2 cup vegetables and sauce
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  1. 17 Ratings


I usually hate when ppeople change recipes and then rate them, but I had to make changes for what I had on hand. I used brown sugar instead of Splenda and canned pineapple chunks. Very good se...

I made these tonight and my family enjoyed them. The sauce is simple and delicious. I added a pinch oregano spice to the mix.

This has become one of my favorite recipes. I love it! I've tried making it with chicken, but it just tastes better with meatballs.

Wonderful !!!! I made extra sauce, did 2x recipe and my family loved it . Great over white rice. Quick easy recipe . :)

great recipe. try it with worsteshire sauce for the sauce it gives it a nice kick!

what can i say sweet & sour

Very good recipe - my family enjoyed this dish for a change from our usual. I think we will adjust the sauce next time for our personal tastes but the sauce is good as is - very flavourful and e...

Love this recipe! Make it all the time and usually there are leftovers!

Just made this recipe...it was REALLY good...I did add red pepper, used 1/4cup of regular sugar canned pineapple and my own recipe for meatballs. The sauce is really good. Served over rice and a...