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Sauerbraten Meat Balls

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Ingredients
  Lean ground round 1 Pound
  Bread crumbs 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Soft Coarse)
  Coarse soft bread crumbs 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), minced
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 7 Tablespoon
  Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Beef bouillon cubes 3
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Gingersnap crumbs 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a bowl mix meat, bread crumbs, onion, salt, pepper, the 2 tablespoons of water and 3 tablespoons of the lemon juice well and form into 1-inch balls.
2. In a skillet, heat margarine brown meat balls and remove from pan.
3. To the drippings in the pan, add 2 1/2 cups of water and the rest of the lemon juice.
4. Let it boil, stir in the beef bouillon cubes, sugar and gingersnap crumbs.
5. To the sauce add the meat balls and simmer covered for 10 minutes.

SERVING
6. Stir, cook uncovered 5 minutes longer and serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 382 Calories from Fat 147

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.3%

Saturated Fat 5 g24.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 66.7 mg22.2%

Sodium 1860 mg77.5%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10.1%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4.1%

Sugars 16.6 g

Protein 25 g50.8%

Vitamin A 5.8% Vitamin C 21.5%

Calcium 4.8% Iron 22.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Sauerbraten Meat Balls Recipe