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Hawaiian Meatballs

Hawaiian Meatballs

Tender meatballs topped with sweet and tangy pineapple sauce! A no-fuss 30-minute family favorite!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Tiffany


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup milk


  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • optional: chopped cilantro, sesame seeds


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Combine all ingredients for the meatballs in a large bowl. Mix everything together. Roll into 1 1/2 inch balls and place on baking sheet 1-2 inches apart. Bake for 20 minutes or until browned and cooked through.
  • In a medium sauce pan combine all sauce ingredients except for the 1 tablespoon of corn starch and 2 tablespoons of water. Bring sauce to a boil.
  • Whisk together remaining water and corn starch until corn starch is dissolved. Pour into boiling sauce. Stir until thickened. Reduce to a simmer until meatballs are finished cooking.
  • Serve meatballs over rice and top with sauce. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro and sesame seeds.