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Crock Pot Sweet and Sour Meatballs

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Looking for a delicious dinner for your family, or an easy party food? These Sweet and Sour Meatballs are for YOU! These meatballs taste amazing, and they only take a few minutes to prepare.

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Easy Sweet and Sour Meatballs

This sweet and sour meatballs recipe is courtesy of my friend, Jenny, who brought this delicious dish to several parties and made my taste buds fall in love!!!

You can bring these easy sweet and sour meatballs to a party or get together (they make the best little cocktail meatballs!) OR you can partner them with some rice or mashed potatoes, maybe throw in a salad and make a complete meal of it!

To make these easy sweet and sour meatballs, simply place your meatballs in a crock pot, pour our special meatball sauce over the top, then cover and cook until you’re ready to eat! It really doesn’t get any easier than that! (I love a good crock pot meatballs recipe – don’t you?)

Tip For Making Sweet and Sour Meatballs

You can make these easy sweet and sour meatballs by using meatballs made from scratch (here is a delicious homemade meatball recipe). OR, if you’re short on time, store-bought meatballs are just fine! (It’s what I used most of the time!)

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Sauce For Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Can we talk for a minute about this amazing meatball sauce recipe ? It is to.die.for. It is both sweet and tangy and it tastes fantastic! You cook the ingredients over the stove to dissolve the brown sugar, and the flavors come together so nicely! In no time at all, you’ll have the PERFECT sweet and sour sauce for meatballs!

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How To Make Sweet and Sour Meatballs

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Easy Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Looking for a delicious dinner for your family, or an easy party food? These Sweet and Sour Meatballs are for YOU! These meatballs taste amazing, and they only take a few minutes to prepare.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword meatballs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 10 servings, 5 meatballs each
Calories 275 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Brown Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Vinegar
  • 3/4 cup BBQ Sauce
  • 3 tsp. Dijon Mustard
  • 3 tsp. Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 - 32 oz Bag Frozen Meatballs

Instructions

CROCK POT METHOD:

  1. Combine all ingredients, except meatballs in a saucepan over the stove to heat up and dissolve sugar.
  2. Meanwhile, place meatballs in your crock pot.
  3. When sugar is dissolved, pour heated sauce over the meatballs and cover the crock pot.
  4. Bake on low 6-8 hours or on high 4-6 hours.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

OVEN METHOD:

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Combine all ingredients, except meatballs in a saucepan over the stove to heat up and dissolve sugar.
  3. Meanwhile, place meatballs in a 13x9 inch baking dish.
  4. When sugar is dissolved, pour heated sauce over the meatballs and cover the baking dish with foil.
  5. Bake for 30-45 minutes or until heated through.
  6. Serve right away, or put it in your crock pot on low til the party starts!
Nutrition Facts
Easy Sweet and Sour Meatballs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 275
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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