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Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Updated on August 20, 2012

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

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This recipe is for sweet, sour, and tangy meatballs. These meatballs can be served as party appetizers or as a meal served over fried rice, white rice, or asian noodles. This tasty dish includes pineapple chunks, bell pepper chunks, and onions chunks. It is a form of Americanized Chinese cuisine. It is great accompanied by egg rolls and/or egg drop soup.

Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 6 hours
Ready in: 6 hours 20 min
Yields: Several Servings


  • 1bag frozen italian meatballs
  • 1 16 oz can pineapple chunks, (pour in with juice)
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper, course ground
  • 1 tsp garlic, jar kind
  • 2 small bell pepper, chunked
  • 2 medium onions, chunked


  1. Place the frozen meatballs in the crock pot.
  2. Add the other ingredients into the crock pot and mix well.
  3. Cook on high for 1 hour and low for 5 hours. Serve over rice or noodles with an egg roll and/or egg drop soup on the side. Delicious!
  4. Note: Can use one green bell pepper and one red for color. Can also add sliced carrots, mushrooms, and broccoli for a colorful presentation with more vegetables.


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      Becca 5 years ago from Southwest Georgia

      Thanks so much SkeetyD. :)

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      SkeetyD 5 years ago from Barbados

      Another great recipe

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      Becca 5 years ago from Southwest Georgia

      TY peachpurple and SRae. I really appreciate you visiting my hub. Hope ya'll will return and check out some more of my recipes. :) SRae, if your family wouldn't like this one, maybe they would enjoy some of my other recipes.

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      Shelia Wadsworth 5 years ago from Central Pennsylvania

      I would like this! Not sure the fam would though : (

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      peachy 5 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      i love sweet and sour fish, pork and meatballs. Goes well with white rice too. Love your recipe.