Homemade Meatballs and Gravy

barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

Great served with mashed potatoes and veggies. Or make a double batch and they are a great appetizer.


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Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

MEATBALLS

1 lb
ground beef
1/2
loaf of french bread crust trimmed
1/4 c
milk
1 medium
onion minced
4 clove
garlic minced
1 large
egg
1 tsp
fresh thyme minced
salt and pepper to taste
2 Tbsp
canola oil
2 Tbsp
butter

GRAVY

1/4 c
dry white wine
3 Tbsp
flour
8 oz
beef broth
8 oz
heavy cream
1 tsp
horseradish
1/2 tsp
kitchen bouquet browning sauce

Step-By-Step

1Soak the bread in the milk and then squeeze out the milk discarding it.

2Add all ingredients for meatballs except oil and butter in mixing bowl. Mix well with your hands incorporating all the ingredients well. Roll into desired shaped balls.

3Place oil and butter in large saute pan. When hot add the meatballs and brown on all sides. Do this in batches to not overcrowd the pan. Remove the meatballs to a dish and continue until all meatballs are browned.

4Set all meatballs aside and start on gravy. Deglaze the pan with wine scrapping up the bits on bottom. Let most evaporate. Add the flour to the dripping and create a roux.

5Stir in the beef broth, cream, horseradish, and browning sauce. Add the meatballs back in the pan with the gravy.

6Cook until meatballs are done and gravy is thickened.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American