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       Title: Sweet & Sour Meatballs
  Categories: Polkadot, Lisa, Beef, Ground meat, Microwave
       Yield: 20 Meatballs
  
       1    Green pepper, thinly sliced              -drained (reserve juice)
       2 cn Pinapple chunks (8 oz),                  Chow mein noodles
 
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     3/4 c  Packed brown sugar                1/4 c  Cornstarch
     3/4 c  Cider vinegar                     1/4 c  Soy sauce
 
 ---------------------------------MEATBALLS---------------------------------
       1 lb Ground beef, crumbled             1/4 c  Unseasoned dry bread crumbs
       1 lg Egg                                 1 tb Soy sauce
  
   Combine meatball ingredients.  Shape mixture into 20 meatballs.  Cook
   in a skillet, over medium heat until browned and cooked through.  Set
   aside.
   
   In a 2-c measure, combine reserved pineapple juice with enough water
   to equal 1 1/3 c; set aside.  In a 2-qt casserole, combine the brown
   sugar, vinegar, cornstarch and soy sauce.  Blend in the pineapple
   juice mixture. Microwave at high for 7 to 15 minutes, or until the
   mixture is clear and thickened, stirring 3 or 4 times during cooking.
   Set aside.
   
   At this point the meatballs and sauce can be refrigerated, for later
   preparation.
   
   Add meatballs, green pepper slices and pineapple chunks to the sauce.
   Microwave at high for 4 to 6 minutes, or until mixture is hot,
   stirring once or twice during cooking time.
   
   Serve with chow mein noodles.
   
   Source:  Lisa Clarke, based on a recipe in “Quick & Easy Microwaving
   Ground Beef”.
   
   From: Lisa
   Date: 12-22-96 (12:22)
   The Polka Dot Cottage, a BBS with a taste of home. 1-973-822-3627
  
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