Pineapple and Meatballs over Rice

Pineapple and Meatballs over Rice

Pineapple and Meatballs over Rice
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Use ground beef or ground white turkey for the meatballs. It’s healthy and delicious!
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. ground beef or turkey
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 4 Tbsp. cornstarch, divided
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 3 Tbsp. white vinegar
  • 1 (8 oz.) can pineapple chunks, reserving juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 green pepper, cut into strips
  • 3 cups cooked rice
Directions
  1. In a bowl combine meat, egg, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper and onion. Shape into 1 1/2-inch balls. In a large skillet, brown meatballs in oil. Cover and cook for 10 minutes over low heat until the meatballs are done. In a saucepan, stir vinegar and remaining cornstarch until smooth. Add water to pineapple juice to equal 1 1/2 cups; stir into vinegar mixture. Add sugar and soy sauce; cook and stir over medium heat until thickened. Add meatballs, pineapple and green pepper. Cook until heated through and the green pepper is tender. Serve over rice.

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