Sweet & Sour Meatballs
Makes 35 meatballs
1 1/2 lbs of lean ground beef
1/2 cup crushed crackers
1 egg, beaten
1 tsp garlic salt
2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
2/3 cup water
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup vinegar
1/3 cup of ketchup
2 tbsp cornstarch
Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 F. Mix together the meat, crackers, egg, pepper, garlic salt and Worcestershire sauce. Make small balls with your hands and place on a baking sheet.
Step 2: Place meatballs in the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes. Remove from the oven, place meatballs on paper towel to remove excess fat and grease.
Step 3: To make the sauce, combine the water, sugar, vinegar and ketchup together in a sauce pot, bring to a light boil. Stir frequently to dissolve the sugar. In a small bowl, add the cornstarch to 1/3 cup of water, mix well. Whisk this into the sauce and let thicken.
Step 4: Put the meatballs in a casserole dish, pour the sauce all over the meatballs and cook in the oven, at 350 F, for another 20-25 minutes.
Serve with steamed vegetables and rice
Recipe Courtesy of Patsi Blaikie