Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Discussion in 'Food and nutrition' started by Roberta Rininger, Dec 26, 2005.

  1. Sweet and Sour Meatballs

    1/2 cup instant rice
    2 lbs. 90% lean ground beef
    1 egg
    1 cup soft butter-flavored cracker crumbs
    2 Tbsp. oil

    Sauce: 1 1/2 cups barbecue sauce
    1 cup (12 oz.) pineapple topping
    1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

    Prepare rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, combine ground
    beef, egg and cracker crumbs; mix well. Add cooked rice; mix thoroughly.
    Shape into 1 1/2 or 2 inch meatballs. Cook in oil over medium heat until
    browned, turning occasionally. If necessary, drain grease from skillet.
    Combine all sauce ingredients; mix until brown sugar is dissolved. Pour
    over meatballs. Cover and simmer over low heat for 30-45 minutes or until
    meatballs are no longer pink in center. Serve with toothpicks. Makes 4-6

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