Sweet-and-Sour Meatballs Appetizer Recipe

Be the first to add a review
Publisher Photo
My sister served these meatballs as a holiday treat one year. Now, when I make them, someone always asks for the recipe.—Gigi Trapp, Mt. Caramel, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 2 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup lean ground beef
  • 1/2 pound Jones Dairy Farm All Natural Pork Sausage Roll
  • 1 can (8 ounces) whole water chestnuts, finely chopped and drained
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion salt
  • Prepared sweet-and-sour sauce, optional


  1. Combine bread crumbs and milk in small bowl; set aside. Meanwhile, combine ground beef, sausage, water chestnuts, soy sauce, garlic powder and onion salt. Add to bread crumb mixture; mix well. Form into 1-1/2-in. meatballs. Place meatballs on a greased rack in a shallow baking pan.
  2. Bake at 350° for about 20 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°, drain. Serve with sweet-and-sour sauce if desired. Yield: 3-4 dozen.
Originally published as Sweet-and-Sour Meatballs Appetizer in Country Ground Beef 1993, p7

Reviews for Sweet-and-Sour Meatballs Appetizer

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Loading Image