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Pineapple Teriyaki Meatballs

Teriyaki Meatballs recipe with pineapple that is easy to make and is so flavorful! Served as an easy dinner or appetizer, pineapple teriyaki meatballs are a crowd pleaser every time!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: teriyaki meatballs
Servings: 4
Calories: 251kcal


  • 12.7 oz bag frozen Gardein Meatless Meatballs
  • 1 20- oz can pineapple chunks not drained
  • 1 bell pepper cut into 1" squares
  • 2 TBSP cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp minced ginger
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice from can of pineapple


  • Combine frozen meatballs, pineapple and pepper in a medium sized baking dish. Preheat oven to 450° F.
  • Whisk together cornstarch and soy sauce in a 2 cup measuring cup. Add in brown sugar, garlic, ginger and pineapple juice. Whisk, then microwave for 2 minutes. Whisk until smooth and return to microwave for another 2 minutes, until sauce is bubbling and beginning to thicken.
  • Pour sauce over meatball mixture. Stir to coat. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until meatballs are hot throughout and peppers are softened.
  • Arrange peppers, pineapple and meatballs on a skewer in a patter to serve as an appetizer.
  • For dinner, serve meatballs and sauce over steamed rice.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1174mg | Potassium: 426mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 44g | Vitamin A: 1006IU | Vitamin C: 55mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 6mg