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    Sweet & Sour Meatballs

    Sweet & Sour Meatballs. Photo by Baby Kato

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    25 mins

    10 mins

    15 mins

    Kirby's Note:

    A simple version of a comfort food classic. From the website, 'Feed Me Bubbe'.

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    Serves: 4-6



    Units: US | Metric

    • 453.59 g ground beef
    • 118.29 ml soft breadcrumbs
    • 59.14 ml onion, finely diced
    • 1 egg, lightly beaten
    • 1 garlic clove, chopped
    • 29.58 ml water
    • salt and pepper
    • 158.51 ml grape jelly
    • 158.51 ml chili sauce (or combine 1/2 cup ketchup with hot pepper sauce to your taste.)
    • 14.79 ml vegetable oil


    1. 1
      Mix ground beef very well with first seven ingredients.
    2. 2
      Roll meat mixture into about 20 - 24 meatballs, until all of the mixture is used up.
    3. 3
      Brown meat balls in frying pan with vegetable oil.
    4. 4
      Turn down the heat to.
    5. 5
      low, and cover for five to seven minutes.
    6. 6
      Remove meatballs to a plate and drain off the grease.
    7. 7
      Add jelly and chili sauce mixture to the pan, letting the jelly melt, and the sauce thicken.
    8. 8
      Add the meatballs back into the pan, spooning sauce over the meatballs, and simmer for another five minutes or so.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 29, 2014


      This recipe is a keeper, for sure. I may try baking them next time, just because frying really isn't our thing, but they were delicious. Thank you!

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    • on October 15, 2007


      Hubby and I both really liked these meatballs. I can never really get very many comments from him on all the different dishes I make, but he did say these are good. They really have an unusual flavor, not too sweet and not too spicy. Easy too.

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    • on September 27, 2007


      Kirby these meatballs were delicious. We really enjoyed the beautiful flavor that the grape jelly imparted to the dish. I used Welchs grape jam, a chunky sweet chili sauce and added some hot Habanero sauce to it also for a little heat. What a lovely treat this was. The meatballs were perfectly cooked, tender and juicy and the tasty glaze covered the meatballs beautifully. This is a dish that I will make again and again...I served mine over steamed coconut rice...Thanks so much for sharing a new family favourite. Kudos....bk

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    Nutritional Facts for Sweet & Sour Meatballs

    Serving Size: 1 (169 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 507.7
    Calories from Fat 211
    Total Fat 23.4 g
    Saturated Fat 8.1 g
    Cholesterol 132.9 mg
    Sodium 414.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 49.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
    Sugars 30.2 g
    Protein 25.1 g

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