GERMAN MEATBALLS , BUTTERMILK GRAVY & SPATEZLE

German Meatballs , Buttermilk Gravy & Spatezle Recipe

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Nancy J. Patrykus

By
@Finnjin

This recipe word for word,
comes directly from:
The Avon International Cook Book published in the 80.

Submitted by:
Julia S. of Munich,Germany

I received this cook book from
my dearest,and VERY long time friend Avon Edith in Hometown,Ill.

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Serves:
6

Ingredients

1
egg, beaten
1/4 c
milk
1/4 c
dry bread crumbs, fine
3/4 c
onion, finely chopped
1 1/2 tsp
prepared mustard
1 1/2 lb
ground beef
1 Tbsp
cooking oil
1 medium
onion, sliced
1/4 c
all purpose flour
2 c
buttermilk
hot cooked noodles or spaetzle
1 1/4 tsp
salt
pepper

How to Make GERMAN MEATBALLS , BUTTERMILK GRAVY & SPATEZLE

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine egg and milk; stir in crumbs, chopped onion, mustard, 1 teaspoon salt and dash pepper.
  • 2Add meat; mix well.
  • 3Shape into 30 1 1/2 inch meatballs.
  • 4In large skillet cook meatballs in hot oil, turning often, 25 minutes or until done.
  • 5Remove meatballs, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings.
  • 6Add sliced onion; cook until tender.
  • 7Stir together flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt and buttermilk; add to skillet.
  • 8Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.
  • 9Reduce heat.
  • 10Return meatballs to skillet.
  • 11Cook 2 minutes.
  • 12Serve with hot cooked noodles or spaetzle.
  • 13Spaetzle: 2 cups all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon salt, 2 eggs, 3/4 cup milk.
  • 14In a mixing bowl combine flour and salt.
  • 15Mix eggs and milk; stir into flour mixture.
  • 16Place batter in coarse-sieved deep-fat frying basket or colander with 1/4 inch holes.
  • 17Hold over kettle of boiling salted water.
  • 18Press the batter through the deep-fat frying basket or colander with the back of a wooden spoon or rubber spatula.
  • 19If the dough is too thick to push through, thin it with a little milk.
  • 20Cook and stir for 5 minutes; drain.
  • 21Keep warm.

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About GERMAN MEATBALLS , BUTTERMILK GRAVY & SPATEZLE

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Meatballs, #german