sweet and sour meatballs

1lb lean ground beef
1 small onion, minced
1 clove garlic minced
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
salt and pepper to taste

1/4 cup water
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup white vinegar
1/4 cup ketchup
1tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp cornstarch
Preheat the oven to 350°F

In a medium bowl, combine the ground beef, minced onion.garlic, egg, bread crumbs salt and pepper. With a fork, mix together until thoroughly combined. Form into 1 in. meatballs and arrange them on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes, until browned, turning them over about halfway through. Drain off any fat. Set aside.

In a medium saucepan, whisk together the water, brown sugar, vinegar, ketchup, soy sauce and cornstarch.
Add the meatballs and bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook, stirring frequently to prevent sticking, for 15 minutes.

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