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Sweet and Sour Meatballs

No recipe image available.Enjoy sweet and sour meatballs without the extra carbs of added sugar."

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/4 pound ground beef
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 (14-ounce) can pineapple in unsweetened juice
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons sodium-reduced soy sauce
2 tablespoons vinegar
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/2 green pepper, cut into bite-size chunks
1/4 cup Equal Spoonful

Cooking Directions:

  1. In bowl, combine ground beef, onion, salt and pepper; mix well. Shape into 1-inch balls. Place on broiler rack. Broil about 4-inches from heat for about 4 minutes or until cooked throughout.
  2. Drain pineapple juice into saucepan, reserve pineapple.
  3. To juice in saucepan, add water, soy sauce and vinegar. Stir in cornstarch. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens. Stir in green peppers, pineapple and meatballs. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in Equal Spoonful.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): 426 cal, 30g protein, 24g fat, 23g carbohydrate.

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

Information on the artificial sweetener Aspartame.