Thursday, July 21, 2011

Sweet and Sour Sauce

The best thing about making a big batch of meatballs and freezing some is that you can us them for a quick weekday dinner. This sauce, poured over some meatballs and rice, is scrumptious. 

Sweet and Sour Sauce
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup broth, chicken or veggie
1/3 cup white vinegar
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp soy sauce
1/4 tsp salt
1 large clove garlic, minced
4 tbsp flour
2 tbsp cold water
1 medium tomato, cut into thin wedges
1 small green pepper, cut into one inch pieces
1 can crushed pineapple, drained

1. Heat sugar, broth, vinegar, soy sauce, salt, and garlic to boiling in two quart sauce pan over medium high heat, stirring occasionally.
2. Make a paste from flour and water; mix gradually into saucepan. Cook and stir until thickened.
3. Stir in tomato, pepper, and pineapple. Heat to boiling. Pour over meat or veg.

I have to go to the dentist tomorrow. I am not excited. Last time I was there with a filling that had pulled out, the time before that for a crown, and the time before that for a root canal. I wonder what they will find tomorrow? 
Thank you so much to Mia Xara for this award. Please make a trip to her lovely blog.


  1. This sauce sounds delicious with the combination of sweet and sour flavors which is my favorite combo will try this and let you know how it turned out.Good luck with your dentist appointment I know the way you feel,I too have a white coat phobia and the funny thing is I myself am a dentist.

  2. That sauce sounds good! Good luck at the dreaded dentist!

  3. You made your own tomato sauce for the sauce - thats good. I've seen some recipes suggesting using tomato sauce as a shortcut. Good luck with the dental visit

  4. Looks delish! I hate the dentist, so my good wishes are with you! And, hahaha! Love Cosby Show. :)

  5. Absolutely love this sauce and ingredients. I always wanted to learn about it.

  6. Sauce sounds yummy...loved the combo of flavors...

  7. Ooh, this sounds like a great sauce for meatballs!

  8. Love sweet and sour and this looks like the perfect sauce.

  9. Oh no! Good luck at the dentist!

    This sauce sounds delicious!

  10. I love sweet and sour meatballs. Your sauce is a bit different than my usual and I am loving it. Gotta try it out soon.


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