Spicy Sweet and Sour Meatballs


These homemade meatballs with a sweet and sour sauce are made in the slow cooker.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
5 hrs 10 mins


  • 2 pounds ground beef

  • 1 egg

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle chili sauce

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

  • 1 cup grape jelly


  1. Combine beef, egg, onion, and salt in a large mixing bowl; shape into 1 1/2-inch balls.

  2. Combine chili sauce, lemon juice, and grape jelly in a slow cooker; stir in meatballs and cook on high for 4 to 5 hours.


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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

562 Calories
35g Fat
38g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 562
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 35g 45%
Saturated Fat 14g 71%
Cholesterol 137mg 46%
Sodium 99mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 30g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 40mg 200%
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 493mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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