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

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

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About GERMAN MEATBALLS , BUTTERMILK GRAVY & SPATEZLE

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




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