Sweet & Sour Meatballs


1 1/2 Lbs Ground Beef
1 Tbsp Shortening
2/3 Cup Cracker Crumbs
2 Tbsp Cornstarch
1/3 Cup Minced Onion
1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
1 1/2 Tsp Salt
1 Can (13 1/2 Oz) Pineapple Tidbits, Reserve Juice
1/4 Tsp Ginger, Ground
1/4 Cup Milk
1/3 Cup Vinegar
1/3 Cup Chopped Green Pepper
1 Tbsp Soy Sauce

Mix beef, crumbs, onion, egg, salt, ginger and milk. Shape into small balls and brown in melted shortening. Remove meatballs and keep warm. Pour fat from skillet. Mix cornstarch and sugar;stir in pineapple juice, vinegar and soy sauce until smooth. Pout into skillet and cook over medium heat stirring constantly until thickened. Boil and stir for 1 minute. Add meatballs, pineapple and green pepper; heat. Can be served over rice.