Scottish Meat Balls

Scottish Meat Balls Recipe

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Elle Grimm



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  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1
    egg, slightly beaten
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 Tbsp
    onion, minced
  • 3 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1/3 c
    chicken broth
  • 8 oz
    crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1.5 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    scotch whiskey
  • 1/3 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/2 c
    green pepper, diced

How to Make Scottish Meat Balls


  1. Combine first six ingredients.
  2. Gently shape into balls about 1 inch in diameter (If you have a melon baller, it helps standardize the size of balls).
  3. Brown all over in oil in 10-inch frying pan.
  4. Remove from pan and drain on paper towels.
  5. Drain pan, retaining about 1 tablespoon oil.
  6. Add broth and drained pineapple.
  7. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Meanwhile, make the following Scottish Sauce.
  9. Combine all ingredients except green pepper and mix until smooth.
  10. Stir into skillet with pineapple mixture and cook until sauce has thickened.
  11. Add meatballs and green pepper.
  12. Cook gently about 10 minutes more.
  13. Serve with rice.

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About Scottish Meat Balls

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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