Sweet and Sour Meatballs

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This is the easiest meatball recipe I have ever had and it is so delicious. I even made it in the slow cooker for Shabbat lunch.

For slow cooker: Follow directions below and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours. Set to warm until ready to serve.

Related: 8 Easy Slow Cooker Dinners for Busy Nights

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  • 4Servings


  • 1 pound ground beef, turkey, or chicken
  • 1 (15-ounce) can whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (15-ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice


1. Shape meat into balls.

2. Pour cranberry sauce, tomato sauce, and pineapple into a large pot.

3. Bring sauce to a boil, then drop in the meatballs. 

4. Simmer for 30-45 until meatballs are fully cooked and enjoy over rice, couscous, or quinoa for Passover.