Slow Cooker Sweet & Sour Meatballs
These slow-cooked sweet and sour dumplings are an absolutely amazing dish and are worth the time and effort it takes to prepare them.
When you take a bite of this dish, you will be greeted with a delicious sauce that perfectly combines the sweet and sour flavors. The vegetables and meatballs will be tender and full of flavor. It is definitely one of my favorite recipes.
This dish seems quite complicated because we need to make the meatballs and sweet and sour sauce from scratch. However, it is worth the time and effort, as the result is incredibly delicious.
You should be able to feed at least six people from a single batch of this recipe. I highly recommend that you serve it along with some rice or something similar. If you need to feed more, you can easily double or triple the recipe.
Be sure not to throw away leftovers, as they will heat up well the next day. Leftovers are great if you need a quiet lunch or dinner. They should be kept well for a few days in the fridge, as long as they are stored properly.
Adjust the recipe
Sweet and sour
is one of my favorite types of food, and there are many variations you can make
. You can add more
vegetables to the sweet and sour sauce if you’re looking to add more to this dish. Mushrooms or water chestnuts are just a couple of great vegetables that will work perfectly with the other ingredients.
You can always prepare this dish a little faster by purchasing pre-prepared ingredients, such as frozen meatballs or package sauce. The downside to food packages is that they don’t taste as good and usually contain a lot of additives.
You can swap ground beef for a different type of meat. For example, pork or even chicken will go well in this dish, but it’s totally up to you.
What to serve with sweet and sour
meatballs Sweet and sour meatballs
go very well with a wide variety of side dishes. Below are a couple of ideas on what you can do.
Rice is one of my favorite side dishes and will go very well with the flavors of this dish. I recommend cooking the rice in a rice cooker for best results. If you want to be healthier, you can try making some cauliflower rice instead.
Noodles are one of the easiest and tastiest side dishes you can make to accompany this recipe. I recommend something like udon, soba or Hokkien noodles. However, feel free to use what you like best.
My last suggestion is to serve this dish on top of a delicious mashed potatoes. They are super easy to make and can be made in bulk using a slow cooker.
If you want to see how to make sweet and sour dumplings in the slow cooker, be sure to watch the video below. It will take you through everything you need to know to prepare this dish and put it in the slow cooker.
More slow cooker recipes
There are many other delicious slow cooker dinner recipes you can make. Below is a couple that I think you will love.
If you are a pork lover, then you should definitely try the sweet and sour pork easy slow cooker. Alternatively, you can swap ground beef for ground pork, and you’ll have delicious pork dumplings in this recipe.
Another recipe I think you’ll love is slow-cooked beef and broccoli. It features delicious pieces of meat in a delicious sauce made with soy, sugar, oyster sauce and more. I highly recommend trying it.
I hope you enjoy these slow-cooked sweet and sour dumplings. If you have any comments, advice, or anything else you’d like to ask or say, feel free to leave a comment below.