Sweet & Sour Meatballs are an exquisite appetizer for any party or gathering! For a planned party: use a slow cooker. For a last minute party: cook the old fashioned way and cook in a non-stick skillet.

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Everyone will be asking to try one of these Sweet & Sour Meatballs!



Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

15-20 minutes


1 pound lean ground beef

1 egg

3/4 cup panko bread crumbs

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 teaspoon steak rub

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1/2 cup sweet & sour sauce


Mix together ground beef, egg, panko bread crumbs, and steak rub.

Shape mixture into meatballs using 2 teaspoons per meatball; makes about 18 meatballs.

Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.

Add the meatballs and brown all over with juices intact.

Reduce heat to low.

Add sweet & sour sauce and stir to coat the meatballs.

Cover and cook for 7-10 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through: 160¬įFahrenheit.

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Garnish with sesame seeds and scallions if desired.



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