Sweet and Sour Chicken Meatballs
It's easy to get into a rut when it comes to making the same recipes over and over again, but this sweet and sour chicken meatballs recipes takes a classic recipe and changes it up. With ingredients like ground chicken, carrot, crushed pineapple, zucchini and seasonings these homemade meatballs can be served on their own with some rice on the side, or as a nice appetizer, everyone will love. This sweet meatball recipe is a nice variation for homemade meatballs. Ground chicken is a healthy option that you might try on a regular basis. Ground chicken can be found in a variety of options from conventional chicken, free-range chicken, and certified organic. People are becoming more and more concerned about where their food comes from, how it’s been raised and what it’s been fed. This is just one of the easy meatball recipe ideas you will find on the Grandmother's Kitchen recipe site. You will find all sorts of healthy and tasty recipes that you can print and add to your favorites. **
Serves 4 - Makes 12 meatballs
This is a printable recipe.
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 large carrot, chopped
1 (14 1/2 ounce) can chicken broth
1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 cup white vinegar
1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice
1/4 cup ketchup
1 slice bread
2 Tablespoons milk
2 lb ground chicken
1/2 zucchini, shredded
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
Heat olive oil in large skillet; add onion, and carrot. Cook 5 minutes until onion is softened.
Stir in broth, tomato sauce, brown sugar, white vinegar, pineapple with juice, and ketchup.
Simmer 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
While this simmers, soak bread in milk in large bowl until milk is absorbed.
Mix soaked bread together with chicken, zucchini, egg, salt, pepper and garlic powder.
Shape 12 meatballs, approx 2 tablespoons mixture each.
Drop meatballs into the simmering sauce, cook 15 minutes or until cooked through.
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Nutrition Facts for: Sweet and Sour Chicken Meatballs From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Olive oil, onion, carrot, chicken broth, tomato sauce, brown sugar, white vinegar, crushed pineapple in juice, ketchup, bread, milk, ground chicken, zucchini, egg, salt, pepper, garlic powder.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings (12 meatballs total). * Per serving:Calories 222, Calories from Fat 78, Total Fat 8.7g 13%, Saturated Fat 2.1g 11%, Cholesterol 81mg 27%, Sodium 629mg 26%,Potassium 421mg 12%, Carbohydrates 11.3g 4%, Dietary Fiber 1.2g 5%, Sugars 9.0g, Protein 24.0g, Vitamin A 25%, Vitamin C 12%, Calcium 3%, Iron 9%
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