Sweet & Sour Meatballs
1 green pepper, thinly sliced
2 8-oz cans pinapple chunks, drained, juice reserved
3/4 c packed brown sugar
1/4 c cornstarch
3/4 c cider vinegar
1/4 c soy sauce
1 lb ground beef, crumbled
1/4 c dry bread crumbs
1 lg egg
1 tb soy sauce
Combine meatball ingredients. Shape mixture into 20 meatballs.
Cook in a skillet, over medium heat until browned and cooked through.
In a 2-c measure, combine reserved pineapple juice with enough
water to equal 1 1/3 c, set aside. In a 2-qt casserole, combine
the brown sugar, vinegar, cornstarch and soy sauce. Blend in the
pineapple juice mixture. Microwave at high for 7 to 15 minutes, or
until the mixture is clear and thickened, stirring 3 or 4 times
during cooking. Set aside.
Add meatballs, green pepper slices and pineapple chunks to the
sauce. Microwave at high for 4 to 6 minutes, or until mixture is
hot, stirring once or twice during cooking time.