December 9, 2007

Hawaiian meatballs

1 1/2 pd ground beef
2/3 c cracker crumbs
1/2 c onion, chopped
2/3 c evaporated milk
1 t seasoned salt
1/3 c flour
2 T shortening

Combine first 5 ingrediets; mix lightly until blended. Shape meat mixture into small balls. Roll in flour. Brown meat balls in shortening. Drain excess fat. Meanwhile repare sweet and sour sauce. After sauce is cooked pour over meat balls. Simmer covered for 15 minutes.

Sweet and Sour sauce
1 can 13 1/2 oz pineappple chunks
2 T cornstarch
1/2 C vinegar
1/2 C brown sugar
2 T soy sauce
2 T lemon juice
1 C green bell pepper chopped
1 T pimento chopped

Drain pineapple; reserve pineapple syrup. Add water to make 1 cup liquid; blend with cornstarch until smooth. Stir in the next 4 ingredients. Cook until thick and clear. Add pineappple, green bell pepper, and pimento, mix wel. Cover. Simmer over low heat 15 minutes. Add meat balls and simmer.

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