Sweet and sour ground beef

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 200.1
  • Total Fat: 11.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 42.5 mg
  • Sodium: 173.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 11.4 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    1 lb lean ground beef
    1 lb package of frozen broccoli and carrots (can use fresh veggies as well)
    1 tbsp brown sugar
    1/2 tsp ginger
    1/8 tsp pepper
    2 cloves garlic minced
    8 ox pineapple tidbits drained, reserving juice
    2 tbsp soy sauce
    1 tbsp apple cider vinegar (or other vinegar)
    1 tbsp cornstarch
    3 tbsp water


Cook meet then drain. Add vegetables, brown sugar, ginger, garlic, pepper, reserved pineapple juice, soy sauce and vinegar and stir well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cover skillet. Simmer for 6 minutes until vegetables are crisp and tender. Add pineapple and stir. Combine cornstarch and water in a small bowl and stir until smooth. Add to skillet. Cook and stir until sauce thickens. Serve over rice or noodles.

Makes about 8 portions of 3/4 cup.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user K_BLAIS81.

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  • O.K.
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I wish this had more flavor. - 6/16/09

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  • Good
    A couple of tweaks, but it was still very good! Easy to make in a hurry and able to use what is left in the fridge before grocery shopping day!! ;) - 1/16/13

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  • Incredible!
    Great Recipie Will make again - 11/21/11

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  • O.K.
    Just OK. It does need a lot more flavor. I added some hot pepper to spice it up after tasting it and used round steak instead of ground beef. - 1/5/11

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  • I will make this tonight. Sounds good. - 8/17/10

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