Slow Cooker Sweet & Sour Meatballs

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 4 h
  • Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 box frozen Compliments Swedish Meatballs 680 g
  • 1 each red, yellow and orange pepper, cubed
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 can pineapple chunks 398 mL
  • 3/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 175 mL
  • 1/2 cup ketchup 125 mL
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar 45 mL
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika 5 mL
  • 1/2 tsp hot pepper flakes (or more to taste) 2 mL
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch 15 mL
  • 4 cups cooked rice 1 L
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh coriander 15 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    Place meatballs, peppers and onion in slow cooker. Drain pineapple chunks, reserving 1/4 cup (60 mL) juice (use remaining juice for another purpose). Combine pineapple chunks, reserved pineapple juice, broth, ketchup, sugar, garlic, paprika and hot pepper flakes. Add to slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 3 hours or until meatballs are cooked and vegetables are tender.

  • Step 2

    In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and 2 tbsp (30 mL) water until smooth. Stir into meatballs and let simmer 15 min. in slow cooker. Serve over cooked rice with coriander.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description 1/8 of the recipe
  • Calories 380
  • Fat 15 g
  • Carbs 47 g
  • Protein 17 g