Garlic Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Servings: 6-8 serving(s)

Prep time: 15 minutes

Total time: 45 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Garlic Sweet and Sour Meatballs


Garlic Sweet and Sour Meatballs

  • Author: Bridget Oland


  • 1 kg (2 pounds) hamburger meat
  • 2 cloves of garlic (chopped fine)
  • 2 eggs (well beaten)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp celery seed
Meatball Sauce:
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • ¾ cup chopped onions
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 beef OXO cube
  • ½ cup Crosby’s Fancy Molasses
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup vinegar
  • 2 tsp dry mustard
  • ½ tsp pepper


  1. Combine the above ingredients. Mix well and shape lightly into 1½ inch balls.
  2. Cook over medium-high heat in skillet. Meatballs are cooked when there is no pink in the centre.


Meatball Sauce
  1. Combine the above ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer for five minutes.
  2. Remove from heat. Add meatballs, heat on minimum for 10 minutes. Serve hot.

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