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German   -   Sauerbraten Klopse (Sauerbraten Meatballs)   adapted from unknown

  • 1 Pound Ground Beef -- Lean
  • 1/4 Cup Milk
  • 1/4 Cup Bread Crumbs -- dry
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Cloves -- Ground
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Allspice -- Ground
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • Pepper -- To Taste
  • 2 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Vinegar
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Ginger -- Ground
  • 1 Each Bay Leaf
  • 4 Tablespoons Sugar -- Brown
  • 2 Tablespoons Unbleached Flour
Directions Mix beef, milk, crumbs, cloves, allspice, salt and pepper. Form into meatballs. Brown meatballs in hot oil. Drain off fat. Add 1 cup water, vinegar, ginger, bay leaf, and brown sugar. Cover and simmer 1/2 hour.
Skim off fat. Remove meatballs and keep them warm. Mix flour and 2 T water. Slowly stir into the pan juices to make gravy. Pour gravy over meatballs. Serve with buttered noodles.
Serves 4
Time to Make 0:00

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