Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Various sweet and sour sauces are available in the multicultural section of your local supermarket.

1 (3-pound) bag frozen meatballs, thawed in refrigerator

1½ cups sweet and sour sauce

1/3 cup pineapple juice

1/3 cup light brown sugar

¼ teaspoon ground ginger

Italian parsley, chopped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place thawed meatballs in a large bowl. Add sweet and sour sauce, pineapple juice, brown sugar and ginger to the bowl. Mix well to coat and dissolve the sugar. Pour meatballs into a 2-quart baking dish. Cover and bake for 75 minutes. Garnish with Italian parsley before serving. Serves 10 to 12.

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