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Mom's Meatballs


Perfect with white rice or on a meatball sub... Many ways to enjoy my sweet n sour meatballs.

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  • Meatballs
  • 4 lbs Lean hamburger
  • 1 lrg Green pepper
  • 2 lrg onions
  • 1 tsp Garlic salt or 1 clove of fresh garlic chpped
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 4 tbsp. Ketchup
  • 1/2 bottle of honey (125mls)
  • 1/2 bottle of BBQ sauce (any brand) (125mls)
  • 1 bottle of VH Sweet & Sour sauce


Servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 60mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Sauce... Mix all ingredients of sauce in a slow cooker and let simmer on low for 1 hour. Stirring occasionally

Step 2

Mix all ingredients for meatballs together. If too wet add more rolled oats. Roll meatballs into a ball (size of a golf ball). Place in oven in a shallow pan (cookie sheet) at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until brown.

Step 3

Let meatballs cool for about 10 minutes then place in sauce in crockpot and let simmer for another 1/2 hour. Stir gently to make sure sauce covers all meatballs. Serve and enjoy!!


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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Water


  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup tomato sauce


  1. Mix flour, sugar, salt, milk, and water in a pan, and mix until you form a dough.
  2. In a saucepan, heat a splash of olive oil and add the onion. Cook on medium-high until onion has softened.  
  3. Add the ground beef, and add the salt, water, and tomato sauce. When the meat has browned, remove from heat. 
  4. Dust a flat surface with flour, and roll out the dough into a flat sheet. 
  5. Use a ramekin or cup to cut out circles. 
  6. Add a dollop of beef-tomato mixture to the center of each circle. 
  7. Pinch the dough into a little pocket.
  8. Bake in the oven at 350° F for 15 minutes.
  9. Enjoy!

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