Different Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Anita Hoffman


Wonderful meatballs, cooked in a delicious sauce. Serve over rice or noodles.
Photo adapted from Allrecipes.


★★★★★ 1 vote

4 to 6
15 Min
1 Hr 15 Min
Stove Top


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  • 1-1/2 lb
    ground beef or ground turkey
  • 1
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    bread crumbs
  • 1 can(s)
    (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    (16 ounces) jellied cranberry sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, melted

How to Make Different Sweet and Sour Meatballs


  1. Add egg, salt, pepper, and bread crumbs to ground beef.
    Mix thoroughly and roll into small balls.
  2. Saute cut up onion in butter; add cranberry sauce, tomato sauce and cook very slowly for 1/2 hour.
    Remove from stove and strain through colander and pour into a saucepan over low flame.
  3. When sauce starts to simmer, add meatballs.
    Cover and cook slowly for 45 minutes.

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About Different Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American

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