Party Food - Black Warrior Meatballs Recipe

Party Food - Black Warrior Meatballs Recipe
The Beer Fox says, “Sweet & sour meatballs make a great addition for holiday entertaining.”   

Recommended Brew: Cherny Bock - Bohemian Brewery and Grill, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Beer Style:  Bavarian Bock – Dark Black Red in color – Gentle bitterness with a light, hoppy aroma and roasted malt flavor


For Black Warrior meatballs:

2 lbs. ground sirloin

¾ C. crushed Ritz crackers

1 egg

1 small onion, finely chopped

¼ C Bleu cheese salad dressing

¼ C. Cherny Bock

In medium bowl, combine ground sirloin, crackers, egg, onion and salad dressing.  Add Cherny Bock and mix well to evenly distribute ingredients throughout. Form into 1-1/2 inch balls.  Microwave on high for 12 minutes, turning once during cycle. (Adjust time for your microwave)


For Sauce:

2 - 10 oz. bottles Sweet n’ Sour sauce

1 C. catsup

8 oz. Cherny Bock

½ C. firmly packed brown sugar

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1 – 20 oz. can crushed pineapple, drained


In 5-6 quart saucepan, combine Sweet ‘n Sour sauce, catsup, Cherny Bock and brown sugar.  Mix together cornstarch, salt and ground ginger.  Blend dry ingredients into sweet ’n sour blend with a wire whisk.  Cook over medium heat until thickened.  Stir frequently. 


Add meatballs and heat through.  Gently fold in crushed pineapple.  Serve warm.


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