Sweet and Sour Meatballs Recipe

Experience the perfect blend of flavors with our Sweet and Sour Meatballs recipe, sure to tantalize your tastebuds. This versatile dish features tender meatballs bathed in an exquisitely balanced sauce, showcasing the delightful harmony of sweetness and tanginess. Not only does it serve as an excellent party appetizer, but it also makes for a fantastic main course for a family dinner. With its simple preparation steps and minimal ingredients, this Sweet and Sour Meatballs recipe is an absolute crowd-pleaser, promising an unforgettable gustatory adventure.

Recipe For Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup bell peppers (mixed colors), chopped
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch


  1. Combine ground beef, bread crumbs, egg, salt, and pepper. Roll into small meatballs.
  2. Heat a pan over medium heat and brown the meatballs on all sides. Set aside.
  3. In the same pan, add bell peppers and pineapple chunks, and stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Combine brown sugar, vinegar, ketchup, soy sauce, and cornstarch in a bowl. Pour this mixture into the pan with the peppers and pineapple.
  5. Add meatballs back into the pan. Simmer for 20 minutes until the sauce thickens and the meatballs are cooked through.
  6. Serve hot with rice or noodles.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

  • Calories: 370 kcal
  • Protein: 25g
  • Fat: 15g
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 20g