Sweet and Sour Meatballs over Rice
1 slightly beaten egg
4 tablespoons cornstarch, divided
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon dried chopped onion
1 tablespoon oil
3 tablespoons vinegar
15 ounces pineapple chunks in juice
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 large green bell pepper, cut into pieces
hot cooked rice
In a bowl, combine ground beef, egg, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, salt, pepper, and
onion. Shape into 1 1/2-inch balls. In a large
skillet, lightly brown meatballs in oil. Drain fat from skillet. Transfer
meatballs to any size Crock-Pot.
Stir together in a small bowl: vinegar, sugar, soy sauce, remaining cornstarch,
and green pepper. Pour over meatballs. cover and cook on LOW 6 to 8 hours or on
HIGH 2 to 4 hours.
In the last 30 minutes of cooking stir in the can of pineapple. Serve over hot
Variation: substitute ground turkey for ground beef.