Sunday, February 24, 2008

sweet & sour meatballs

(mine is only meat and pineapple... not those other mystery chunks)

also known as "hawaiian meatballs." i guess i'm on a kick using worchestershire tonight but this is one of our favorites!

1 lb. hamburger
1/2 c. dry bread crumbs
1/4 c. milk
2 Tbs. onion finely chopped
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. worchestershire
1 egg

sweet & sour sauce:
1/2 c. brown sugar
1 Tsp. corn starch
1/3 c. vinegar
1 Tsp. soy sauce
1 can (13 1/4 oz.) pineapple chunks (tidbits)
1 small green pepper coursely chopped (i usually omit this one)

cook meatballs; remove, drain fat from skillet. (ok i honestly am the worst meatball maker and have no patience, so i usually just brown it all like hamburger and call it "chunks." lame i know). in same pan... mix brown sugar & cornstartch. stir in pineapple (with syrup), vinegar, and soy sauce. heat to boiling, reduce heat and add meatballs (or meat chunks...hehe). cover; simmer for 10 minutes. stir in green pepper. cover. simmer until crisp, about 5 minutes. serve over white rice. so yum!

1 comment:

kami said...

kristen! i just wanted to tell you that you have saved me tonight...i am making this for dinner and am super excited - it sounds so yummy! i'll let you know how the meatball making goes (i'm horrible at it too!).