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Hawaiian Meatballs

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"Hawaiian-style meatballs in a sweet, somewhat tangy sauce."
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50 m servings 336
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Mix together ground beef, ginger, garlic powder, and pepper until well combined. Form into 1 1/2-inch meatballs.
  2. Saute meatballs in a large frying pan over medium-high heat until browned, about 10 minutes. Remove meatballs to a plate, reserving the pan drippings.
  3. While the meatballs are cooking, pour juice from the canned pineapple into a liquid measuring cup and add enough water to make 1 cup. Mix brown sugar and cornstarch in a small bowl.
  4. Add pineapple juice and brown sugar mixtures to the warm pan drippings. Add vinegar and soy sauce and bring to a boil. Cook until sauce thickens, 2 to 3 minutes. Add meatballs, pineapple chunks, and green pepper. Simmer until meatballs are no longer pink inside, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 336 calories; 16.5 28 18.8 68 279 Full nutrition

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Delicious new flavor of meatballs to add to our recipe rotation! I added some salt and onion powder to the meat to suit my family’s taste but otherwise followed the recipe exactly, and it was gr...

Really enjoyed the flavor but my meatballs did not hold their form at all and turned into a sloppy joe type consistency.

My family really enjoyed this. Could easily double the meatball part to 2lbs as there is plenty of sauce.