Sweet and Sour Pineapple Meatballs
These sweet and tangy little balls are perfect for little mouths. Serve them over a bed of rice with some extra sauce and a veggie stirfry and you have a complete meal no one can resist.
- 2 lbs extra-lean ground beef
- 4 tbsp dehydrated onion flakes
- 3/4 tsp pepper
- 2 tsp salt
- 2 eggs beaten
- 1 cup bread crumbs (try whole wheat!)
- 3/4 cup brown sugar packed
- 3 tbsp flour
- 1 cup water
- One 20 oz can Pineapple tidbits
- 4 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
Freezer meal instructions
Mix all ingredients for meatballs and form into balls. Place into a disposable tray, cover, and freeze. In a gallon freezer bag combine ingredients for the sauce. Freeze.
When ready to cook brown meatballs in the oven on high broil for 5-7 minutes. Boil sauce ingredients.
Combine meatballs and sauce in a pot on the stovetop and let simmer for 20 minutes, stirring often. OR place in slow cooker and cook on low for 4-5 hours or high for 2-3 hours.
If eating right away
Mix all ingredients for meatballs and form into balls. Boil sauce ingredients on the stovetop. When it comes to a boil, combine meatballs and sauce in a large pot on the stovetop and simmer for 20 minutes on low, stirring often.
OR place browned meatballs and sauce in slow cooker and cook on low for 4-5 hours or high for 2-3 hours.