Meatballs My Gran's Way

Total Time
1hr 30mins
30 mins
1 hr

This is my gran's recipe--very yum!

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  1. Soak raisins for 2 hours in hot water.
  2. Soak bread briefly in milk--squeeze then flake into mince.
  3. Add the egg.
  4. Drain raisins (reserving water) and add the mixture.
  5. Shape into balls and brown in oil and butter.
  6. Transfer to casserole dish.
  7. Place water from which the raisins were soaked plus the juice from the tin of pineapple pieces, brown sugar, tomato sauce, soya sauce, vinegar and Worcestershire sauce.
  8. Bring to gentle simmer to amalgamate flavours.
  9. Thicken with cornflour.
  10. Add pineapple pieces.
  11. Pour over meatballs.
  12. Cover with foil.
  13. Cook 1 - 1 1/4 hours at 350°F.
  14. We serve it with rice and not pasta.