16 frozen fully cooked homestyle meatballs (1/2 ounce each) , thawed
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/3 cup white vinegar
1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/2 medium green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks, undrained
Hot cooked rice, optional
1. Place meatballs in a 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the sugar, cornstarch, vinegar and soy sauce; pour over meatballs. Add green pepper. Cover and cook on low for 4-1/2 hours or until pepper is crisp-tender.
2. Stir in pineapple; cover and cook 30 minutes longer. Serve with rice if desired.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 hours
YIELD: 2 servings.
8 each: 794 calories, 29g fat (10g saturated fat), 186mg cholesterol, 582mg sodium, 94g carbohydrate (63g sugars, 2g fiber), 39g protein.