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Meatballs with sweet & sour sauce, pineapple chunks, onions, and sweet red peppers.

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

This sweet recipe is sure to be a family favorite! Serve this easy recipe as an appetizer or party dish.
Course Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine American, Chinese
Keyword Sweet and Sour Meatballs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Author I Heart Recipes


  • Package of Cooked Perfect Homestyle Meatballs thawed
  • 1 small yellow onion sliced
  • 1 large red bell pepper sliced
  • 20 oz canned pineapple chunks in pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup grape jelly
  • 1/2 cup sweet chili sauce
  • 2 tsp white vinegar
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Chopped Green onions for garnishing optional


  • Add the vegetable oil into a large pan, then place it over medium heat.
  • Once the oil is nice and hot, add in the meatballs & cook for 5 minutes or so.
  • Remove the meatballs from the pan, then toss in the onions, and peppers.
  • Let cook for 3 minutes.
  • Remove the ingredients from the pan.
  • Add the pineapples, along with the juice into the pan.
  • Now add in the grape jelly, sweet chili sauce, and vinegar.
  • Mix until well combined.
  • Scoop out a 1/2 cup or so of the liquid, then combine it with the cornstarch.
  • Stir until lump free, then add it back into the pot.
  • Reduce the heat to low
  • Toss in the meatballs, onions, and etc.
  • Stir the ingredients.
  • Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Garnish with green onion.
  • Serve & enjoy!