Sweet & Sour Meatballs (2 ingredient sauce!)

This is a vegan version of a recipe my dad always made for us as kids! I like making my own meatballs out of the Lightlife Plant-Based Ground, but you can also use pre-made if you rather!


Sweet & Sour Meatballs (2 ingredient sauce!)

Vegan sweet & sour meatballs. The sauce is just two ingredients!

  • Author: Liv B
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 40 minutes


  • 1 package Lightlife Plant-Based Ground
  • 1/3 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp mixed dried herbs
  • 455 mL chilli sauce (not spicy… it’s the kind that you use IN chilli. See video for reference)
  • 3/4 cup grape jam/jelly


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the vegan ground “beef”, breadcrumbs and spices. Stir to combine.
  2. Using your hands, form 1-2 tbsp size meatballs.
  3. In a frying pan over medium heat, fry a few minutes per side until meatballs are brown all over.
  4. Add chilli sauce and grape jam to the pan. Stir to combine and let simmer on low for 10-15 minuets. Add salt & pepper if desired. If too acidic, add a bit more jam.

CategoriesVegan Food
  1. Clare says:

    This recipe was so easy and fun to make! I love the sweet & sour sauce. I will definitely be making this again.

    PS I can’t seem to click the stars on this website but I give it 5/5 stars 🙂

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