Sweet And Sour Pistachio Meatballs

Recipe and recipe photography by American Pistachios.

Sweet And Sour Pistachio Meatballs: How To Make. Hello friends. Happy Monday. So are you looking for something tasty for dinner? Meatballs anyone? So tasty.

Today I am sharing some fun and tasty Sweet and Sour Pistachio Meatballs today from American Pistachios. I love pistachios!! So tasty!!

These meatballs are a little different to traditional meatballs as they are made with Turkey mince. I can image all the ingredients will work together perfectly too. How tasty!?

Sweet And Sour Pistachio Meatballs

Sweet And Sour Pistachio Meatballs:

Makes: SERVES: 6 (36 meatballs in total)


  • 500g turkey mince
  • 60g dry breadcrumbs
  • 60g shelled pistachios, chopped
  • 1 small onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 medium egg, beaten
  • Pinch salt and ground black pepper to serve

For The Sweet And Sour Sauce:

  • 50g brown sugar
  • 50g malt vinegar
  • 1 small can pineapple in juice, roughly chopped
  • 150g tomato ketchup
  • 1tbsp soya sauce

To Serve:

Shelled pistachios, roughly chopped


Sweet And Sour Pistachio Meatballs.

  1. Firstly, combine turkey, bread crumbs, pistachios, onion, egg and salt. With wet hands shape the mixture into balls about the size of a walnut.
  2. Place in shallow pan and bake at 400° F /200C/Gas mark 6 20 minutes or until cooked through.
  3. To make the sweet and sour sauce combine all the ingredients in a pan, bring to the boil then simmer for 5mins.
  4. Last but not least, thread the meatballs onto wooden skewers. Garnish with pistachios and also serve with the sauce.

Recipe and recipe photography by American Pistachios.

Sweet And Sour Pistachio Meatballs

So what do you think? Do you also fancy trying these Sweet And Sour Pistachio Meatballs for dinner tonight? So what are your favourite nuts? Would you like to try meatballs with pistachios? Because I know I would.

Also share your thoughts below.

How About A Few Other Pistachios Recipe Ideas?

Firstly, Carrot Pistachio And Feta Salad: Full Of Different Tastes. What about making a nice and tasty Carrot Pistachio And Feta Salad for lunch? Are you seeking for a fresh lunchtime salad recipe? Something with a variety of flavours? Today I’m sharing a delicious carrot, pistachio, and feta salad recipe with you. Do you also want to give it a shot? Because I know I do.

Pistachios are my favourite nut of all time. This salad appears to be delicious. This salad is packed with flavour thanks to shelled pistachio nuts, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, lemon zest and juice, olive oil, transparent honey, a tiny garlic clove, a pinch of chilli flakes, 2 carrots, golden raisins, a handful of fresh coriander or mint, coarsely chopped, and feta cheese. Don’t you agree? Salad with Carrots, Pistachios, and Feta. So tasty.

Or maybe some nice and healthy powerballs for an after lunch treat? So good.

Secondly, Pistachio And Apricot Powerballs: Quick Snacks. Pistachio and apricot powerballs, anyone? Quick and easy to make up and best of all no bake!! So what is not to love about these? Pistachio And Apricot Powerballs: Quick Snacks. So good.

So do you fancy making any of these recipes up? Do you also like to make any recipes up using pistachio nuts?

Sweet And Sour Pistachio Meatballs: How To Make

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  1. 25 April 2022 / 15:56

    These sound wonderful!! And look really good too! Thanks for sharing at the What’s for Dinner party. Hope you have a fabulous week!!

    • 4 May 2022 / 21:07

      Thanks for stopping by, Helen 🙂

  2. Morgan Prince
    18 April 2016 / 16:07

    Great recipe, I may have to try this one out! 🙂