Sweet and Sour Meatballs
Favorite Family Dinners
1 20 ounce can pineapple chunks
3/4 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1 12 to 16 ounce package frozen cooked meatballs (I used frozen turkey meatballs)
2 medium red or green sweet peppers
1/4 cup cold water
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups hot cooked Asian noodles or spaghetti (rice would be fine too)
sliced green onions
Drain pineapple, reserving liquid. Set pineapple chunks aside. In a large saucepan, stir together pineapple liquid, syrup, and vinegar. Add meatballs, Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, remove seed from sweet peppers and cut into 3/4 inch pieces. Add to meatballs. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes more.
In a small bowl stir together water, cornstarch, and salt until smooth. Stir into meatball mixture. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 1 minute more. Stir in pineapple chunks; heat through. Serve over hot cooked noodles and , if desire, sprinkle with green onions.