Famous Meatballs

Famous Meatballs

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"These meatballs are a favorite for any occasion. I made 14 pounds of meatballs for my sister's graduation party and I only had 1 medium container left over. My mother made sloppy joes and needless to say they had a lot left over because everyone loved these meatballs. Guaranteed favorite!"

Ingredients

2 h 20 m servings 611 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 611 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 29.2 g
  • 45%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.4g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 38.9 g
  • 78%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 189 mg
  • 63%
  • Sodium:
  • 587 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Pour pineapple chunks with juice into a saucepan. Stir green bell pepper, brown sugar, cornstarch, soy sauce, and lemon juice through the pineapple chunks until sugar and cornstarch dissolve.
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil; cook and stir until thickened, about 10 minutes.
  3. Place meatballs into slow cooker crock; pour pineapple mixture over meatballs.
  4. Cook on Medium for 2 hours, stirring every 30 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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I liked this recipe but have a few comments on amounts listed. My store does not carry 13.25 ounce cans of pineapple chunks. I used the 20 ounce size but kept all the other sauce ingredients as ...

I use this same recipe(minus the lemon juice for my sweet and sour sauce, but pour it over meatballs that I make that have a small amt of ginger in them to give a unique taste. I have had the sa...

SOOO good! I love that this recipes gets its "tang" from the pineapple and lemon rather than vinegar. So easy too! Just what I was looking for! It would be good with chicken as well. I also use...