Pineapple Meatballs and Sausages
medium onion, finely chopped
cup finely chopped green sweet pepper
cup fine dry bread crumbs
tablespoons soy sauce
pound ground beef
16 ounce package small cooked smoked sausage links
cup chopped green sweet pepper
12 ounce jar pineapple ice cream topping or pineapple or apricot preserves
cup hot-style or regular vegetable juice
tablespoon quick-cooking tapioca
teaspoon crushed red pepper
- In a large bowl combine egg, onion, 1/3 cup sweet pepper, the bread crumbs, and 1 tablespoon of the soy sauce. Add ground beef; mix well. Shape into 1-inch meatballs. Place meatballs in a 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake in 350 degrees oven for 15 to 18 minutes or until done. Drain meatballs.
- Transfer meatballs to a 3-1/2- to 5-quart crockery cooker. Add sausage links and 1 cup sweet pepper. In a bowl combine ice cream topping or preserves, vegetable juice, remaining 2 tablespoons soy sauce, the tapioca, and crushed red pepper. Pour over meatballs and sausages; stir gently to coat.
- Cover and cook on high-heat setting for 2 to 3 hours. Serve immediately or keep warm on low-heat setting up to 2 hours more. Serve with toothpicks.
Nutrition Facts(Pineapple Meatballs and Sausages)
- Per serving:
- 124 kcal cal.,
- 7 g fat
- (3 g sat. fat,
- 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 3 g monounsatured fat),
- 27 mg chol.,
- 274 mg sodium,
- 10 g carb.,
- 9 g sugar,
- 5 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet