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Gluten Free Sweet & Sour Meatballs

This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, tree nut and peanut free.
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 449 kcal
Author Jereann Zann - Celiac Mama


Meatball Ingredients:

  • 3/4 lb ground pork
  • 3/4 lb ground grass fed beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup gluten free panko
  • GF Italian seasoning to taste 1-2 tbsp
  • 4 cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup GF organic beef broth
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup GF ketchup
  • 2 Tbsp non GMO cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp GF soy sauce


Meatball Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine all meatball ingredients into a bowl and mix until evenly combined.
  3. Roll small meatballs (1-1.5 inches) and place on a cookie sheet.
  4. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes.

Sauce Directions:

  1. Combine all sauce ingredients into a small sauce plan and place on medium-high heat.
  2. Bring to a boil and then reduce to simmer.
  3. Allow the sauce to simmer until it gets to the consistency you prefer, about 10-15 minutes.
  4. When you're ready to serve, pour the sauce over the meatballs and toss to coat evenly.
  5. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Sweet & Sour Meatballs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 449 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 87mg29%
Sodium 593mg26%
Potassium 372mg11%
Carbohydrates 50g17%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 30g33%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 105IU2%
Vitamin C 2.4mg3%
Calcium 48mg5%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.