Author: Canadian Living

These meatballs are always a hit at parties as an hors d'oeurve or as a main dish served over rice. I've been asked over and over again to make them when we get together with our friends and neighbors.

  • Portion size 25 servings
  • Credits : Angela Dell

Ingredients

  • 1 box Frozen Meatballs
  • 1 can pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup lightly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water

Method

Add cornstarch into water in small dish and stir until completely dissolved. *Directions for Sauce* -Drain pineapple juice into large bowl. -Add vinegar, brown sugar, ketchup, soya sauce. -Stir ingredients and cook uncovered in microwave on high for 4 - 6 minutes. Stop microwave halfway through and stir once. Then cook for remaining time. Sauce should begin to boil. -Take 1/4 cup of sauce and blend in the cornstarch paste. -Gradually stir back into bowl with rest of sauce. Cook uncovered for another 1 - 2 minutes or until sauce boils and thickens. -Add pineapple chunks and meatballs. *Directions for cooking in slowcooker* Pour meatballs and sauce into slow cooker and cook on high for 2 hours, then turn down to medium heat for another hour or two. Test with fork to see desired tenderness. *You can double this recipe by doubling the ingredients. Cook sauce in microwave for 8 - 10 minutes instead of 4 - 6 minutes. Just make sure your slow cooker is large enough to hold double the meatballs.*
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