Slow Cooker Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Prep time: 15min
Total time: 240min
Serves 8
1 box
Frozen Compliments Swedish Meatballs
680 g
1
Each red, yellow and orange pepper, cubed
1
Red onion, chopped
1 can
Pineapple chunks
398 mL
3/4 cup
Compliments Chicken Broth - 35% Less Sodium
175 mL
1/2 cup
Compliments Tomato Ketchup
125 mL
3 tbsp
Brown sugar
45 mL
2 cloves
Garlic, minced
1 tsp
Sweet paprika
5 mL
1/2 tsp
Hot pepper flakes (or more to taste)
2 mL
1 tbsp
Cornstarch
15 mL
4 cups
Cooked rice
1 L
1 tbsp
Chopped fresh coriander
15 mL
1/8 of the recipe
calories
380
fat
15 g
carbs
47 g
protein
17 g

Directions

  1. Place meatballs, peppers and onion in slow cooker. Drain pineapple chunks, reserving 1/4 cup (60 mL) juice (use remaining juice for another purpose). Combine pineapple chunks, reserved pineapple juice, broth, ketchup, sugar, garlic, paprika and hot pepper flakes. Add to slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 3 hours or until meatballs are cooked and vegetables are tender.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and 2 tbsp (30 mL) water until smooth. Stir into meatballs and let simmer 15 min. in slow cooker. Serve over cooked rice with coriander.