Sweet and Sour Meatballs V

Sweet and Sour Meatballs V


"I have been making these for years. This is the first recipe I tried where the meatballs actually stayed together. Serve over spaghetti. Wonderful!!!!"


1 h 30 m servings 544 cals
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Original recipe yields 7 servings



  • Calories:
  • 544 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 24.9 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.2g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 33 g
  • 66%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 132 mg
  • 44%
  • Sodium:
  • 481 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the milk and bread crumbs. Add ground beef, onion, egg, salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly and form into 1 inch balls.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine chili sauce, grape jelly and water; bring to a simmer. Gently drop the meatballs into the chili sauce mixture and simmer for about 1 hour. Occasionally skim off excess fat, as necessary.
  3. Stir in sour cream just before serving. Remove from heat before sour cream comes to a boil.
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  1. 19 Ratings


I own a bar and do a lot of hor d'oeures. One of my workers told me about using grape jelly and chili sause for sweet and sour meatballs and I thought she was crazy. I found this recipe on this...

My mom used to cook this but could'nt remember the recipe. Thanks for bringing it back to our family.

very easy and very tasty! my boyfriend liked them bette the next day!

I've made this for years..without the sour cream. The kids, especially, love them. Make small meatballs for buffets. I'm adding the red pepper flakes this time as suggested by someone else to se...

This recipe is so easy and my whole family loved it. Last time I made it I left out the sour cream with good results.

I had to substitue this recipe using picante sauce instead of chile sauce because i could not find it...i love it and so does my family. There normally heistant when it come to me and new recipe...

Sweet, Simple, Delicious

I served these meatballs at a holiday party and was skeptical about mixing hot sauce and grape jelly together, but it turned out fantastic. I tripled the recipe and they were all gone within 2 ...

Found this to be just okay. The sauce was very rich, but seemed to be lacking something. I may try this again without adding the sour cream. Served on white rice.