Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Sweet And Sour Meatballs Recipe

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Amy Peterson

By
@blakesgirl

this recipe was first made for my open house...and family and friends have requested it ever since. In my opinion,boiling the meatballs removes a lot of the grease,and is a great alternative to baking or frying them. And the gingersnaps give the sauce a real kick.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
not sure
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
3 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

  • MEATBALLS

  • 5 lb
    ground chuck
  • 1 c
    bread crumbs
  • 1 pkg
    dry onion soup mix
  • 3/4 c
    chopped onion,dehydrated
  • 3/4 c
    water
  • SWEET AND SOUR SAUCE

  • 1 can(s)
    tomato paste,small
  • 2 can(s)
    tomatoes,chopped
  • 1 lb
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 c
    vinegar
  • 10
    gingersnaps,crushed fine

How to Make Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Step-by-Step

  1. FOR MEATBALLS:
    Heat large pot of water to boiling. Meanwhile combine all meatball ingredients. Roll into 1" balls. Drop balls about 20 at a time into boiling water. When they float to the top,boil for 1 minute.Remove and drain. replace back in pot or put in slow cooker.
  2. FOR SAUCE:
    Mix together all ingredients except gingersnaps. cook half hour add gingersnaps. combine thoroughly. Add to meatballs either in slowcooker on low setting or in pot on stovetop on very low . stir occasionally. cook about 3 hours

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About Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Course/Dish: Beef




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