Manhattan Meatballs


Sweet and sour meatballs that will be a hit at any party.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
16 servings


  • 2 pounds extra lean ground beef

  • 2 cups dry bread crumbs

  • 2 eggs

  • ½ cup minced onion

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 cup barbecue sauce

  • 1 ½ (16 ounce) jars pineapple preserves


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. In a medium-size mixing bowl, mix barbecue sauce and pineapple preserves together.

  3. In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine meat, breadcrumbs, eggs, onions, salt, and parsley. Mix well and form into bite-size balls. Arrange the balls in a single layer in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Pour the barbecue sauce mixture evenly over the meatballs.

  4. Bake for 30 to 45 minutes, until the meat is cooked.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

300 Calories
8g Fat
43g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 300
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 599mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 30g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 35mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 191mg 4%

* 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.