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December 28, 2014

Sweet & Sour Meatballs

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This is a dish of the most awesome meatballs in the world.

Not even kidding!

My family gets together at my sister's house every Christmas Eve 
and this dish is always requested. 
I've made it every year for 13 years, and even though I double the recipe, 
it is always the first thing to disappear.


Love the chunky bits of celery and pineapple. 
So so good. 
Trust me...once you try them, they'll be your "go to" recipe.

Linked with Weekend Potluck and Foodie Friday.


Sweet & Sour Meatballs

1 pound ground beef chuck
1 1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 5oz can water chestnuts, finely sliced
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup butter
2 tbsp cornstarch
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 medium green onion, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1/2 cup celery, 1/2 inch pieces
1 small can pineapple tidbits with juice

Combine beef, salt, pepper, chestnuts and milk. Combine and form into small balls; roll in flour and fry in butter over med. heat until brown and well done.

Combine remaining ingredients in saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes. Pour over meat balls and serve.


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