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meatballs stuffed with pineapple chunks

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Norma DeRemer
York, PA

I was looking through my neighbors microwave cookbook several weeks ago and found this recipe. It looked so good. I usually don't use the microwave for cooking.I mostly use it for heating up things or popcorn. I placed these in my oven at 350 for about 10 minutes or until they looked done. Drained the juices off and added the sauce to them after heating the ingredients in a sauce pan. Turn out great and we all loved them served on a bed of rice or just by themselves. Either way they were all gone.

(1 rating)
yield 24 to 30

Ingredients For meatballs stuffed with pineapple chunks

  • 1
    (20 ounce) can pineapple chunks
  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1
  • 2 slice
    fresh bread, crumbles
  • 1 tsp
    instant minced onion or a tablespoon of fresh onion
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground gloves
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    reserved pineapple syrup
  • 1/3 c
    resreved pineappe syrup
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/3 c
    packed brown sugar

How To Make meatballs stuffed with pineapple chunks

  • 1
    Drain pineapple well, reserving syrup
  • 2
    Mix together in a large bowl beef, egg, bread crumbs, onion, salt, cloves, allspice and 2 tablespoons of syrup.
  • 3
    Mold small amount of mixture around each pineapple chunk.
  • 4
    Place meatballs in 12 X 8 X 2 glass microwave safe dish.
  • 5
    Cover with wax paper and microwave at high for 4 minutes.
  • 6
    Remove from microwave and pour off meat juices.
  • 7
    Stir together 1/3 cup of reserved syrup, ketchup and brown sugar and mix well.
  • 8
    Poor over drained meatballs and return to microwave and heat at high for 3 to 5 minutes longer or until done.
  • 9
    *Serve over cooked rice or noodles or eat plain as finger foods. *Or bake in your oven at 350 as I did until done.

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