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Sweet & Spicy Chinese Meatballs on Brown Rice

Sweet & Spicy Chinese Meatballs on Brown Rice
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  • 4 ServingsServings


  • 1 package (about 18 ounces) frozen fully-cooked beef meatballs
  • 2 cups uncooked instant long grain brown rice
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice
  • 1-1/2 cups prepared picante sauce
  • 1 cup sugar free apricot preserves
  • Sliced green onions



1 Microwave meatballs according to package directions.
2 Meanwhile cook rice according to package directions.
3 Measure 1/2 cup juice from pineapple and place in large saucepan; reserve remaining juice for other use. Stir in picante sauce and preserves; bring to a boil.
4 Add meatballs and pineapple chunks. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve over rice. Sprinkle with green onions.