Waikiki Meatballs313 Reviews
- Prep: 20 min
- Cook: 25 min
- Ready In: 45 min
“Beef meatballs flavored with ground ginger, simmered in a sweet pineapple sauce.” - by CMAYBELL
Original recipe yields 6 servings
- In a large bowl, combine ground beef, cracker crumbs, onion, egg, milk, ginger and salt. Shape mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls into meatballs.
- Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Place meatballs in skillet and cook until evenly brown, and meat is no longer pink. Drain excess fat.
- In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, brown sugar, reserved pineapple juice, vinegar and soy sauce. Mix until smooth, then pour into the skillet with meatballs. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils, about 5 minutes. Stir in the green pepper and pineapple chunks. Heat through.
Amount Per Serving (6 total)
- 442 cal
- 21.9 g
- 39.6 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (313)Rate This Recipe
"I have had this recipe in my collection for years, and have made it a million times. My family loves it. Here are a few tips to cut the prep time: Oven bake the meatballs at 350 degrees for 20 minu..." See moretes on a foil lined broiler pan. The fat melts off, and the meatballs stay firm, instead of crumbling apart. Cuts down on calories and fat, and improves the taste. Also, when making the sauce, just dump all the ingredients in a saucepan at the same time, and whisk the heck out of it. No lumps, and cuts down on dishes. Enjoy! We love this recipe!"
"The only thing that I do differently after having been making this recipe for several years is that instead of cooking the meatballs on the stove, I put them on a cookie sheet and cook them in the ove..." See moren at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes. Much less messy, and faster too. I can cook the meatballs in the oven while I do the sauce on the stovetop. Plus, my meatballs never fall apart this way! "
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