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Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 42
Sweet & Sour Meatballs
  • Yield: 36 meatballs
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Microwave: 15 mins total
  • Stand: 10 mins
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Ingredients

Sauce:
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple in juice
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Meatballs:
    • 1 1/2 pounds ground veal
  • 1/3 cup unseasoned bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

Make Sauce:
  1. Place pineapple, tomato sauce, vinegar and sugar in an 11 x 7 x 2-inch microwave-safe dish. Stir to combine. Cover with microwave-safe plastic wrap and vent at one corner. Microwave on HIGH for 5 minutes. Set aside, covered.
Make Meatballs:
  1. In a large bowl, mix together the veal, bread crumbs, eggs, chili powder, cumin and salt. Roll 1 tablespoon of the veal mixture into a small meatball. Repeat, for a total of 36.
  1. Spray a second 11 x 7-inch microwave-safe dish with nonstick cooking spray. Place half of the meatballs in dish, cover with plastic wrap and vent. Microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes. Transfer meatballs to dish containing sauce. Recoat second dish with nonstick spray; microwave remaining uncooked meatballs for 3 minutes. Add to sauce.
  2. Cover sauce and meatballs with plastic wrap and vent. Microwave on HIGH for 4 minutes. Stir; re-cover and let stand for 10 minutes.
  3. Serve meatballs as an appetizer, or spoon over cooked noodles as a main course, if desired.

Nutrition Information for Sweet & Sour Meatballs

PER SERVING: 42 cal., 2 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 27 mg chol., 73 mg sodium, 2 g carb. 4 g pro.

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