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German Meatballs with Red Cabbage

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Category: Apples, Beef

 Ingredients List

  • ---------------------------------MEATBALLS---------------------------------
  • 1 1/2 lb Lean ground beef chuck
  • 1 Egg; beaten
  • 3/4 c Finely chopped apple
  • 1/2 c Bread crumbs
  • 1/4 c Fresh sauerkraut
  • 2 tb Grated onion
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Marjoram
  • Pepper to taste


4 sl Bacon; chopped
1 1/2 lb Red cabbage; chopped
1 lb Apples; cored, sliced
3/4 c Fresh sauerkraut
1 c Chicken broth
1/2 c Chopped onion
2 tb Red wine vinegar
1 tb Sugar
1/2 ts Each: marjoram; caraway seed

For meatballs, mix first 9 ingredients in bowl. Shape into 16

meatballs. Cook bacon in a large skillet until crisp. Remove bacon with
slotted spoon and set aside.

Brown meatballs in bacon drippings until browned on all sides. Remove

to a warm platter. Add remaining ingredients to pan. Heat to a boil,
stirring frequently. Add meatballs. Simmer, covered for 30 minutes. Spoon
into serving bowls; sprinkle with reserved bacon.

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 1 hour

Yield: 8 servings

Originally from Pioneer Pantry cookbook, this is adapted from "The Best of
Illinois Cookbook."

Copyright Chicago Tribune

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