Sauerbraten Meatballs

6
Servings
12m
Prep Time
30m
Cook Time
42m
Ready In


"Have your Octoberfest in Septemberfest, or Wheneverfest. Who needs an excuse to eat these? Makes a great main dish over noodles or potatoes, or by themselves as an appetizer."

Original recipe yields 6 servings
OK
  • FOR MEATBALLS
  • FOR THE SAUCE

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (182.3 g)
  • Calories 224.2
  • Total Fat - 12.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 67.3 mg
  • Sodium - 206.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 5.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.8 g
  • Sugars - 3.6 g
  • Protein - 20.3 g
  • Calcium - 21.9 mg
  • Iron - 2.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 2

Mix together beef, 1/3 cup gingersnaps, onion, water, salt, and pepper in a mixing bowl.

Step 3

Shape mixture into 24 meatballs.

Step 4

Place on rack on baking pan and bake, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes, or until cooked through.

Step 5

Mix sauce ingredients except raisins in a medium saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and comes to a boil.

Step 6

Stir in raisins and meatballs; heat through.

Tips & Variations


  • Serve over noodles, spaetzle, or mashed potatoes or keep warm in a crock pot as an appetizer for entertaining.

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TeresaS

My German hubby loved this...I did too...I served it over fried spaetzle...and with my MIL's basic German salad...the hubby enjoyed it with buttered German Rye bread...he was in heaven...and he gave me a huge smile when I served him his beer...he's a happy camper...

review by:
(13 Oct 2020)