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Waikiki Meatballs Recipe

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This recipe for Waikiki Meatballs, by , is from Cooking With The POLK Girls, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Debbie Maschke
Added: Wednesday, December 6, 2006


1-1/2 lb. ground beef
2/3 C. cracker crumbs
1/3 C. finely chopped onions, optional
1 egg, beaten
1-1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground ginger
1/4 C. milk
1 Tbsp. shortening
2 Tbsp. cornstarch
1/2 C. brown sugar
13-1/4 oz. pineapple chunks, reserve syrup
1/3 C. vinegar
1 Tbsp. soy sauce
1/3 C. chopped green pepper, optional

Mix ground beef, cracker crumbs, onion, egg, salt, ginger and milk together. Form into 1-1/2 inch meatballs and brown in shortening. Remove meatballs and keep warm--drain grease.
Mix cornstarch and brown sugar in same skillet; stir in reserved pineapple syrup, vinegar and soy sauce until smooth. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickens. Boil and stir for 1 minute. Add meatballs, pineapple and green pepper, heat and serve.

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