Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Balkan Meatballs

1 egg
¼ c milk
⅓ c crushed seasoned croutons
¾ tsp. salt
¾ tsp. sugar
¼ tsp. ground ginger
¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
¼ tsp. ground allspice
1 pound lean ground beef
½ pound ground turkey
⅔ c finely chopped onion

3 tbls. marg
⅜ c flour
3 c milk

In medium-sized bowl, beat egg with milk. Mix in the croutons, salt, sugar and spices. Add meat and onion and mix thoroughly. Shape meatballs about the size of walnuts and brown in skillet. Make the white sauce. Add meatballs to the sauce. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover pan and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve over wide egg noodles. Makes 4 servings.

Balkan Meatballs ( alternate recipe)

3 tbls. marg.
⅜ c flour
3 c milk
¼ tsp. each of ginger, nutmeg, allspice
salt and pepper to taste

2 pounds frozen meatballs

Make a white sauce of the sauce ingredients. Stir in meatballs and cook in a crockpot on high for 1 ½ - 2 hours.

Serve over noodles.

Notes: I served this recipe at Emily’s graduation party (without noodles) and it was a big hit!
Source: Adapted from a recipe from Once A Month Cooking

1 comment:

Thérèse said...

We just reheated the frozen version of this, and the meatballs didn't hold together at all.