This article is from the 20th Century Appetizer Recipes, with numerous contributions by famous and also anonymous cooks
1 1/2 lb Ground beef
2/3 c Cracker crumbs
1/3 c Onion; minced
1 1/2 ts Salt
1/4 ts Ginger
1/4 c Milk
1 tb Shortening
2 tb Corn starch
1/2 c Brown sugar; packed
1 cn Pineapple tidbits; 13. 5 oz
| drained (reserve syrup) 1/3 c Vinegar
1 tb Soy sauce
1/3 c Green bell pepper; chopped
Mix thoroughly beef, crumbs, onion, egg, salt, ginger and milk. Shape mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls into balls. Melt shortening in large skillet; brown and cook meatballs. Remove meatballs; keep warm. Pour fat from skillet. Mix cornstarch and sugar.
Stir in reserved pineapple syrup, vinegar and soy sauce until smooth. Poor into skillet; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute. Add meatballs, pineapple tidbits and green pepper; heat through.