Sweet & Sour Meatballs

“A simple version of a comfort food classic. From the website, 'Feed Me Bubbe'.”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
4-6
YIELD:
20-24 meatballs
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 12 cup soft breadcrumbs
  • 14 cup onion, finely diced
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • salt and pepper
  • 23 cup grape jelly
  • 23 cup chili sauce (or combine 1/2 cup ketchup with hot pepper sauce to your taste.)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Directions

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