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“Very fast, easy recipe. My kids loved it. Came from a cookbook that came with my first microwave in early 1980's. These meatballs microwave very quickly because of the moist pineapple filling.”
24-30 meatballs

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain pineapple well, reserving syrup.
  2. Mix together beef, egg, bread crumbs, onion, salt, cloves, allspice and 2 T of pineapple syrup.
  3. Mold small amount of mixture around each pineapple chunk.
  4. Place meatballs in 12x8x2 inch dish.
  5. Cover with wax paper.
  6. Microwave at high 4 minutes.
  7. Pour off meat juices.
  8. Stir together rest of syrup, ketchup and brown sugar.
  9. Pour over drained meatballs.
  10. Microwave at high 3 to 5 minutes longer, until done.
  11. Serve with rice or noodles or serve with toothpicks as an appetizer.
  12. Makes about 24 to 30 meatballs.

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