1 LB. ground beef, chicken or turkey
1/2 cup bread crumbs
1 lg. egg
1 tsp. salt and pepper, each
2 tbsp pineapple juice
1 tbsp chopped onion
2 tbsp brown sugar
1 lg. can crushed pineapple with juice
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
Mix together ground meat, bread crumbs, egg, salt and pepper, pineapple juice, onion and 2 tbsp brown sugar just till combined. Form into balls and bake at 375 degrees for approximately 20 minutes till browned and no longer pink inside. In a deep fry pan or a pot combine pineapple, vinegar and brown sugar and bring to a simmer. To taste, it may need a little more sugar or vinegar to suit your taste. Add meatballs and simmer, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes. serve with tooth picks or small rolls.
Note: For the crock pot version simply add the sauce to the pot and turn on high for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add meatballs and serve on low setting.