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German Meatball Stew

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  Ground beef 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Egg 1
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Potato 1 Large, pared and grated
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onions 2 Large, sliced
  Salad oil 2 Tablespoon
  Carrots 1 Pound, pared and sliced
  Beer/Beef broth 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1. In a large mixing bowl, combine ground beef, egg, salt, pepper, potato, and ginger, blending evenly. Shape 24 meatballs.
2. Arrange meatballs evenly in a 2-quart glass baking dish. Cook 10 to 12 minutes, stirring halfway through cooking time.
3. In a 3-quart glass casserole, combine onions and oil and cook 2 minutes. Stir in carrots and cook, covered, 5 to 6 minutes.
4. Add meatballs, beer, and 1 cup water to casserole. Bring to boiling and cook 10 to 12 minutes, rotating one-quarter turn halfway through cooking time.
5. In a 2-cup glass measure, combine 1/2 cup water with flour and stir to blend. Stir flour mixture into liquid in stew. If desired, drop dumpling dough on stew. Cook, covered, 7 to 10 minutes, rotating one-quarter turn halfway through cooking time.
6. Rest, covered, 10 minutes

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3315 Calories from Fat 1950

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 217 g334.4%

Saturated Fat 69.5 g347.5%

Trans Fat 0.5 g

Cholesterol 691.5 mg230.5%

Sodium 3850.1 mg160.4%

Total Carbohydrates 195 g64.8%

Dietary Fiber 30.9 g123.5%

Sugars 50.9 g

Protein 142 g284.8%

Vitamin A 1520.7% Vitamin C 220%

Calcium 37.7% Iron 74.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

German Meatball Stew Recipe