Waikiki Meatballs

Tasty all-beef meatballs in a sweet-sour sauce.

Waikiki Meatballs

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1-½

    pounds ground beef

  • cup cracker crumbs

  • cup minced onion

  • 1

    egg

  • 1-½

    teaspoons salt

  • ¼

    teaspoon ginger

  • ¼

    cup milk

  • 1

    tablespoon shortening

  • 2

    tablespoons cornstarch

  • 1

    can (13-½ ounces) pineapple tidbits, drained (reserve syrup)

  • ½

    cup brown sugar (packed)

  • cup vinegar

  • 1

    tablespoon soy sauce

  • cup chopped green pepper

Directions

Mix thoroughly beef, crumbs, onion, egg, salt, ginger and milk. Shape mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls into balls. Melt shortening in large skillet; brown and cook meatballs. Remove meatballs; keep warm. Pour fat from skillet. Mix cornstarch and sugar. Stir in reserved pineapple syrup, vinegar and soy sauce until smooth. Pour into skillet; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute. Add meatballs, pineapple tidbits and green pepper; heat through.


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