Sweet-Sour Meatballs


1 pound ground chuck
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon minced onion
1/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 1-pound can pineapple chunks, drained (reserve 1/3 cup of syrup)
2/3 cup catsup
2/3 cup cider vinegar
1/3 cup light brown sugar, packed


Mix the beef, salt, onion, crumbs, egg, reserved pineapple syrup and ½ cup of the chunks, cut very small. Shape into small balls.

Bring the catsup, vinegar and brown sugar to a boil. Add the meatballs and remaining pineapple chunks. Simmer, covered for 25 minutes. Serve hot, with cooked rice.


Makes 40 to 50 meatballs.

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