Crockpot Sweet & Sour Meatballs

I made these for dinner on Friday night and served it with steamed rice.   It was DELICIOUS!!!!     Really enjoyed the recipe.

Crockpot Sweet & Sour Meatballs
from Fix-It and Forget-It Lightly cookbook

original recipe serves 4, I’m posting this as I made it…to serve 8 (we had some leftovers that D used to make meatball sandwiches for lunch today)

2 lb. extra lean ground beef
1 cup dry bread crumbs
1/2 cup fat free milk
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
2 tsp. worcestershire sauce

Sauce:
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
4 tbsp. cornstarch
2 13 1/4 oz. can unsweetened pinapple chunks, undrained
2/3 cup vinegar (I used rice wine vinegar, because that is what I had)
2 tbsp. soy sauce
2 bell peppers, cut into chunks
2 medium onions, sliced
2/3 cup water

1. Combine meatball ingredients. SHape into 3/4-1″ balls. Brown in nonstick skillet. Drain. Place in slow cooker.

2. Add brown sugar and cornstarch to skillet. Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling, stirring contanstantly. Pour over meatballs.

3. Cover. Cook on low 3-4 hours.

This was truly deliicious and every one of us enjoyed it! We served it with steamed rice, but the leftovers even made great meatlball sandwiches.

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