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Greek Meatballs with Lemon Sauce

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Category: Beef

 Ingredients List

  • ---------------------------------MEATBALLS---------------------------------
  • 2 lb Ground Beef
  • 1/2 c Finely Chopped Onion
  • 1/4 c Raw Regular White Rice
  • 1/4 c Chopped Parsley
  • 2 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Pepper
  • 4 Beef Boullion Cubes
  • 2 tb Butter Or Margarine


4 Eggs
1/4 c Lemon Juice
1/4 ts Salt
Chopped Parsley

1. Make meatballs: In medium bowl, combine beef, onion, rice, parsley, salt
and pepper with 1/4 cup cold water. Using hands, mix well to combine.

2. Shape mixture into meatballs, 1 1/4 inches in diameter.

3. In large kettle (pot), combine boullion cubes, butter, and 4 cups water;

4. Drop meatballs, one by one, into boiling liquid. Return to boiling;
reduce heat, and simmer, covered, 50 minutes.

5. Mean while, make lemon sauce: In top of double boiler, over hot, not
boiling, water, using rotary beater, beat eggs with 2 tbsp cold water until
light and fluffy.

6. Remove 1/4 cup hot boullion from kettle; gradually add to egg mixture,
beating constantly.

7. Gradually stir in lemon juice. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce
thickens. Add salt. Remove from heat; let stand over hot water 5 minutes
before serving.

8. To serve: With slotted spoon, remove meatballs to serving dish. Pour
sauce over them. Sprinkle with chopped parsley. Serve the meatballs with
cooked rice or mashed potatoes, if desired.

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