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Sweet and Sour Meatballs


Prep Time:

15 minutes

Cooking Time:

20-22 minutes


40 appetizers and 2/3 cup of sauce

Sweet and Sour appetizer for your next family and friend party


  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 2/3 cup Heinz chili sauce
  • 2/3 cup Currant jelly
  • 1 lb Ground Chuck
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • 2 Tbsp. minced fresh onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1tsp. salt
  • Dash black pepper


Combine ground chuck,bread crumbs, egg,minced onion,garlic clove,salt,pepper,vegetable oil milk and form into bite size balls using a teaspoon.  Brown the meatballs lightly in oil.  Cover and simmer approx. 10 minutes.  Drain off the excess fat.   Combine Chili sauce and currant jelly and pour over the meatballs.  Heat, stir occasionally until jelly is melted .  Simmer approximately 10-12 minutes   until sauce has thickened, baste occasionally.


Makes about 40 appetizers and 2/3 cup of sauce.