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Prep Time
30 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Serves
40-45

Ingredients

1 can
crushed pineapple in juice
398 mL
1 kg
lean ground beef
2 lb.
125 mL
regular breadcrumbs
½ cup
125 mL
chopped onion (about 1 small onion)
½ cup
1
egg
To taste
salt and pepper
30 mL
cornstarch,
2 tbsp.
60 mL
water
¼ cup
15 mL
white wine vinegar
1 tbsp.
60 mL
brown sugar
¼ cup
60 mL
ketchup
¼ cup
60 mL
chopped green onion
¼ cup

Preparation

Step 1
Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F).
Step 2
Drain pineapple. Save the juice.
Step 3
In a large bowl, use hands to mix the pineapple, ground beef, breadcrumbs, onion, egg, salt, and pepper. Shape mixture into 40-45 meatballs using about 15 mL (1 tbsp.) for each one. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
Step 4
Bake in oven for about 15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 70°C (160°F).
Step 5
Keep warm.
Step 6
In a small bowl, dissolve cornstarch in water.
Step 7
Combine the reserved pineapple juice, white wine vinegar, brown sugar, and ketchup in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the cornstarch mixture and heat gently until boiling or until mixture thickens.
Step 8
Add meatballs and coat with sauce. Sprinkle meatballs with green onion, if using.

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