Tangy Sweet-and-Sour Meatballs
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Serves: 5 servings (6 meatballs each)
  • 1 (20 oz) can pineapple chunks in 100% juice
  • ⅓ cup water
  • 3 Tbsp vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 30 frozen fully cooked turkey meatballs
  • 1 large green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Set pineapple aside. Add water to juice (if needed) to measure 1 cup; pour into a large skillet. Add remaining ⅓ cup water, vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, and cornstarch; whisk until smooth.
  2. Cook over medium heat until thick, stirring constantly. Add the meatballs and cook for 7-8 minutes. Add the green pepper and stir; cook an additional 12 minutes. Stir in the pineapple chunks and cook for 1-2 minutes or until pineapple is heated through.
  3. Serve with rice or egg noodles, if desired.
Recipe slightly adapted from Taste of Home
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ⅕ recipe (6 meatballs with pepper and pineapple) Calories: 274 Fat: 9.0 Carbohydrates: 36.4 Sugar: 25.6 Sodium: 706 Fiber: 2.4 Protein: 15.4 Cholesterol: 40
Recipe by Prevention RD at https://preventionrd.com/2019/09/tangy-sweet-and-sour-meatballs-weekly-menu/