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Jeanette Strom's Hawaiian Meatballs

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This was one of our favorite recipes that Jeanette would make for special occasions. This recipe can be made ahead of time and frozen.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon salt
1/4 cup light syrup
1/2 cup chili sauce
1 cup beef bouillon
3/4 cup pineapple tidbits or chunks, drained (save juice)
12 or more maraschino cherries
1/2 cup pineapple juice
2 tablespoons salad oil
1/4 cup vinegar
1/2 to 3/4 cup brown sugar
1 medium green pepper, cut in strips
1/2 cup orange juice
50 meatballs

Instructions

Mix together all ingredients, using only half of the pineapple juice and orange juice. Bring to a boil; then add remaining pineapple juice and orange juice, thickened with 3 tablespoons cornstarch. Add browned meatballs and simmer. Makes about 50 meatballs.

Fred and Linda Polich
Coal Valley



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