Meatballs in Spicy Sauce

Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

. These make a delicious and tasty little appetizer. For a quick version, buy frozen precooked meatballs from your grocer. You will need 12 to 15 small appetizer plates.unknown source


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Ingredients

4 cups fresh ground pork or beef, or a combination
1 cup bread crumbs from crusty bread
1 large onion, finely chopped
1 large clove crushed
2 tbsp. fresh parsley, finely chopped
1 egg, beaten
pinch nutmeg
salt and pepper
flour for coating meatballs
2 tbsp olive oil
sauce:
2 tbsp. olive oil
1/2 cup chopped almonds
1/4 cup bread crumbs
1 garlic clove, crushed
2/3 cup white wine
1 1/2 cups beef broth
3 tbsp. green onions, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large mixing bowl, put the bread crumbs and sprinkle with enough water to moisten. Mix well. Add ground pork or beef, chopped onion, garlic, parsley. Mix thoroughly. Add beaten egg, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Mix well. Form mixture into small balls. Roll each of them in a little flour. In large skillet, add a little oil and cook a few meatballs at a time for 4 to 5 minutes or so til brown. Work in batches.
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To make spicy sauce, heat 2 Tbsp. olive oil in same skillet in which the meatballs were cooked.. Add almonds, bread crumbs, sauté a few minutes. Add garlic and green onions, cook for a few more minutes. Add white wine, beef broth and the spices. Simmer a few more minutes.
Return meatballs to the sauce n skillet and cook on low heat for 0 minutes or so. Season with salt and pepper. Put 2 to 3 meatballs on each small plat and add a teaspoon of sauce over the meatballs. These make a delicious and tasty little appetizer.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers