Appetizers

German Meatballs

German meatballs are sure to be a hit at your next family gathering.  This recipe uses 3 types of meat for a more interesting flavor than plain hamburger meatballs.  This makes a large batch, but could be doubled fairly easily if you are expecting a larger crowd.

 

German Meatballs

German Meatballs

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground veal
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 2 Tablespoons grated onion
  • 3 Tablespoons flour+ more for rolling meatballs in
  • 1 lemon, sliced thinly
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 2 Quarts beef stock
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Cold water

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except stock, lemon and water.
  • Scoop out a small ball of meat and roll with your hands into a meatball shape (the size of a walnut).
  • Roll meatball in flour and set aside.
  • In a large stock pot, bring the stock to a boil.
  • Drop each meatball into the boiling stock, being careful so that the meatballs to not stick together.
  • Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Remove meatball from the stock and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, combine 3 Tablespoons of flour and just enough water to make a paste.
  • Add the flour mixture into the stock, whisking until completely dissolved.
  • Add in the lemon slices.
  • Return meatballs to the sauce and cook for 5 minutes until everything is nice and warm.
  • Serve immediately.
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