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Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Sweet and Sour Meatballs


  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • Garlic powder, to taste
  • 1 (12 ounce) bottle chili sauce
  • 1/2 cup grape jelly
  • Juice of 1 lemon


  1. Combine ground beef, eggs, bread crumbs, water, salt, pepper and garlic powder. Shape into walnut-size balls.
  2. Combine chili sauce, grape jelly and lemon in large saucepan. Heat until jelly melts.
  3. Drop uncooked meatballs into sauce and simmer for 45 minutes.
  4. Refrigerate until excess grease is easily removed.
  5. Reheat and serve in a chafing dish.

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