Sweet and Sour Meatballs

  • Servings: 12
  • Rating:


  • 2 pounds ground round (very lean)
  • 2 cups dry breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 (12 ounce) jars pineapple preserves


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F .In a medium-size mixing bowl, mix barbecue sauce and pineapple preserves together. In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine meat, breadcrumbs, eggs, onions, salt, and parsley. Mix well and form into bite-size balls. Arrange the balls in a single layer in a 9x13 inch-baking dish. Pour the barbecue sauce mixture evenly over the meatballs. Bake for 30 to 45 minutes, until the meat is cooked.