Pineapple Meatballs And Sausages
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ready in: 2-5 hrs
serves/makes: 8recipe id: 120845cook method: oven, crock pot
1 beaten egg
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1/3 cup finely chopped green sweet pepper
1/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 pound ground beef
1 package (16 ounce size) small cooked smoked sausage links
1 cup chopped green sweet pepper
1 jar (12 ounce size) pineapple ice cream topping or pineapple or apricot preserves
1 cup hot-style or regular vegetable juice
1 tablespoon quick-cooking tapioca
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
In a large bowl combine egg, onion, 1/3 cup sweet pepper, the bread crumbs, and 1 tablespoon of the soy sauce. Add ground beef; mix well.
Shape into 1-inch meatballs. Place meatballs in a 15x10 inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 to 18 minutes or until done. Drain meatballs.
Transfer meatballs to a 3 1/2- to 5-quart crockery cooker. Add sausage links and 1 cup sweet pepper.
In a bowl combine ice cream topping or preserves, vegetable juice, remaining 2 tablespoons soy sauce, the tapioca, and crushed red pepper. Pour over meatballs and sausages; stir gently to coat.
Cover and cook on high-heat setting for 2 to 3 hours. Serve immediately or keep warm on low-heat setting up to 2 hours more. Serve with toothpicks.
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