Cranberry Ginger-Garlic Party Meatballs

Hungry for more?

Explore thousands of top-rated recipes on!

Find recipes now

Now Watching: {{ playlist.onNowText }}

Up Next: {{ playlist.upNextText }}


Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare the ground beef with your favorite meatball recipe.
  2. Shape into about 1-inch balls (or as desired).
  3. Place on a baking sheet and brown to about HALF cooked, just enough to release the fat (maintain oven heat to 350 degrees).
  4. In a saucepan combine reserved pineapple juice, butter, brown sugar, minced fresh garlic, cornstarch, cider vinegar, soy sauce and ginger (start with 1 teaspoon ginger powder) Russian Dressing and cranberry sauce; bring to a boil, simmer and cook until the mixture is thickened and bubbly (about 10-15 minutes) stirring occasionally.
  5. Grease a casserole dish (large enough to hold the mixture).
  6. Place the semi-cooked meatballs in the dish with the sauce, pineapple chunks and chopped bell peppers; stir gently with a wooden spoon to coat the meatballs.
  7. Cover and bake for about 30 minutes or until meatballs are cooked completely.
  8. *NOTE* if you find that the sauce is too sweet, then add in another tablesooon cider vinegar and simmer on top of the stove for anoth couple of minutes or so.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a