Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Savory, sweet, and tangy, this recipe has it all when it comes to flavor.


  • 1 20-ounce can pineapple chunks in + additional water
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons corn starch
  • 2 green bell peppers, chopped
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 24 cooked meatballs
  • 3 – 4 cups cooked grain of choice (brown rice, egg noodles, whole wheat pasta, etc.)


  1. Wash hands with warm, soapy water for 20 seconds.
  2. Drain the pineapple, saving the juice. Add water to the juice to make 3/4 cup. Pour juice mixture into skillet or electric skillet.
  3. In a small bowl, add vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, and corn starch together and stir until smooth. Add to electric skillet.
  4. Cook over medium heat until thick and starting to bubble, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add pineapple chunks, green pepper, onion, and meatballs. Simmer until meatballs are heated through, 15 – 20 minutes. Serve over brown rice or noodles.

Makes 24 meatballs, 8 servings.

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