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German Meatballs

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Category: Pork, Meat, German, Beef

 Ingredients List

  • 3 tb Vegetable oil
  • 1 lb All-purpose potatoes,
  • Scrubbed and sliced, about
  • 3 1/2 cups
  • 1/2 sm Head red cabbage, about
  • 8 oz., cored and coarsely
  • Sliced
  • 1 sm Onion, diced, about 1/2 cup
  • 8 oz Lean ground veal
  • 8 oz Lean ground pork
  • 1 c Fresh bread crumbs
  • 1/2 ts Grated lemon peel
  • 2 tb Chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tb White wine
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and black pepper,to
  • Taste
  • 2 ts All-purpose flour
  • 1 tb Fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tb Capers,drained


In 4 qt. saucepan over medium-high heat,heat 2 tbsp. oil;add
potatoes,cabbage and onion;cook about 5 minutes until crisp-
tender,stirring frequently.Add 1/2 cup water;cook,covered,10
minutes,stirring occasionally.Meanwhile,in large bowl,combine
veal,pork,bread crumbs,grated lemon peel,1 tbsp.EACH:chopped parsley and
Worcestershire sauce,salt and pepper;using hands or wooden spoon,blend
well.Shape mixture into 1 1/2" balls.In 12" skillet over medium-high
heat,heat 1 tbsp. oil;cook meatballs about 15 minutes,turning frequently
until well browned on all sides.Using slotted spoon,remove meatballs to
saucepan with cabbage mixture;keep warm.Stir flour into drippings in
skillet;add lemon juice,remaining 1 tbsp. parsley and Worcestershire sauce
and capers. Gradually,stir in 3/4 cup water;increase heat to high.Bring to
boil;reduce heat to low;cook 1 minute.To serve:Pour mixture over
meatball-cabbage mixture in saucepan;toss well.Spoon into serving
bowl.Makes 4 servings.

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