Hawaiian Meatballs come together in 30 minutes and are perfect for game day or dinner!
Friends, these Hawaiian meatballs are nothing short of delicious! They only take about 30 minutes to put together and are the perfect appetizer for last-minute guests. The brown sugar and honey add a sweet touch to the blend of soy sauce and rice vinegar. The crushed pineapple adds a fun bit of texture to the juicy meatballs.
While your meatballs are baking you can whip together the sweet sauce and then immediately pour the sauce over the meatballs and serve.
You can also serve this as a meal and pair the meatballs with rice and a side of bread. YUM!
- 1 pound beef
- 1 cup bread crumbs
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup milk
- dash of garlic powder
- dash of onion powder
- 1 cup crushed pineapple with juice
- 3/4 cup water
- 1/3 cup honey
- 1/2 cup soy sauce
- 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
- 2 Tbsp. rice vinegar
- 1/4 tsp. ginger
- 1 Tbsp. flour
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine all ingredients for the meatballs in a large bowl. Mix everything together until well combined. Roll into 1½ inch balls and place on baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes or until browned and cooked through.
- In a medium sauce pan combine all sauce ingredients except for the tablespoon of flour. Bring sauce to a boil. Whisk in the flour and stir until thickened.
- Serve meatballs over rice and top with sauce.