Monday, 18 March 2013

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

My Sweet and Sour Meatballs

2 pounds lean ground beef
1/2 cup quick oatmeal
1 teaspoon dried minced garlic or onion
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 eggs, beaten
2 tablespoons water
dash of nutmeg

Mix the above listed ingredients together in large bowl. Form into meatballs. Roll each formed meatball in flour and place in a small amount of hot oil in frying pan. Cook the meatballs till browned and done, turning meatballs once as you fry them.
Place meatballs in prepared sweet and sour sauce. ( Recipe for sauce below.) Simmer for 45 minutes.

Sweet and Sour Sauce
1 cup ketchup
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 and 1/2 cups water
1/4 cup vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons soya sauce
1/4 teaspoon dry powder mustard

Stir the listed ingredients together in large saucepan. Bring the sauce to a boil, stirring constantly.  Now add the meatballs that have already been cooked as directed above. Simmer meatballs in sauce for about 45 minutes. Serve with mashed potatoes or rice. Delicious!!

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