Easy Sweet and Sour Meatballs
This Easy Sweet and Sour Meatballs recipe is cooked to perfection until the meat is tender and doused in a thick sauce that is finger licking good. This easy meatball recipe has all the delicious oriental flavors in it and is healthy too because of the extra lean ground beef. Easy dinner ideas are always convenient for busy weeknights and make healthy eating a part of your daily routine. You can eat these yummy meatballs with noodles, rice or even quinoa. You can make this easy meatball recipe and freeze it for later too.
Remember to clean your hands before and after handling food, especially meat to keep the bacteria out of your kitchen and the surroundings. Add your favorite barbecue sauce along with the remaining ingredients or even veggies like mushrooms or diced bell peppers to the sauce for additional nutrition. Dinner ideas with meat and veggies make your mealtime wholesome and special. Try this meatbal recipe, your family will thank you!
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1 pound lean or extra lean ground beef
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 Tablespoons butter
4 Tablespoons all purpose flour
The Sweet & Sour Sauce
1 cup brown sugar, packed
2 Tablespoons all purpose flour
1/2 cup vinegar
1/2 cup water
1 chicken or beef bullion cube
2 Tablespoons soya sauce
2 Tablespoons ketchup
The Meatballs Combine beef, crumbs,water salt and pepper in a bowl. Mix thoroughly and shape into about 30 balls. In a casserole cooking pot, put the butter and brown the meatballs. Cook for about 15 minutes on low.
In a large measuring cup put the brown sugar, flour, vinegar, soy sauce & ketchup. Stir up with a fork.
Boil some water. In a small bowl, measure out 1/2 cup of the boiling & dissolve the bullion cube, stirring with a fork to aid it along. Add this mixture to your large measuring cup with the other ingredients and stir with a fork.
Pour the sweet and sour sauce over the cooked hamburger balls and gently bring back up to a boil.
Let cook on low for 30 minutes so the meat will absorb the flavor of the sauce.
You can also just put this into the oven covered and at 325degrees F (160C) rather than on the stovetop if you do not want to watch it.
Serve over rice.
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Nutrition Facts for: Spaghetti Confetti From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Ground beef, bread crumbs, water, sea salt, pepper, butter, all purpose flour, brown sugar, vinegar, chicken bullion cube, soya sauce, ketchup.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings. * Per Serving:Calories 518, Calories from Fat 125, Total Fat 13.9g 21%, Saturated Fat 6.6g 33%, Cholesterol 117mg 39%, Sodium 1476mg 61%, Potassium 641mg 18%, Carbohydrates 57.1g 19%, Dietary Fiber 1.0g 4%, Sugars 38.1g, Protein 38.8g, Vitamin A 5%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 7%, Iron 128%
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