Polynesian meatballs with egg noodles
 
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A delicious sweet and sour sauce over meatloaf, meatballs, chicken, or pork for a meal ready in 30 minutes.
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Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: American, Asian
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
Meatball/Meatloaf
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 2-4 Tablespoons milk (the leaner the meat the more milk you may want to add)
  • 1/3 cup Italian breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
sweet and sour sauce
  • 1 20 oz. can pineapple chunks in pineapple juice (reserve pineapple and use juice for sauce)
  • 1/3 cup vinegar (distilled or rice wine vinegar)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • pinch crushed red pepper, if you like a little spice
vegetables
  • 1/2 cup sliced/diced peppers (any color/variety)
  • 1 carrot, grated or sliced
  • 3 cups cut broccoli
Instructions
  1. Place all the ingredients into a bowl, mix well and portion out to the size meatball you'd like.
  2. I often make them 2 tablespoon-sized for easy consumption.
  3. Cook meatballs in a skillet on the stove, or bake them in the oven on a baking sheet at 350°
  4. until the meat is 135°.
  5. Turn the meatballs halfway through cooking to ensure they cook evenly.
Sauce
  1. In a small saucepan add juice from the can of pineapple, brown sugar, soy sauce, vinegar, cornstarch.
  2. Whisk all ingredients for sauce and heat on medium until it bubbles.
  3. Add in pineapple and peppers and heat for 1 more minute.
  4. Serve over meat and noodles, or rice.
  5. This sauce can easily be stretched to cover 2 lbs of meatballs, so go ahead and make extra meatballs!
Add the vegetables into the sauce or cook them in a skillet then add them on top of teh meatballs and pasta.
Recipe by Created by Diane at https://www.createdby-diane.com/2010/01/polynesian-meatballs-with-egg-noodles.html