German Meatballs with Red Cabbage

German Meatballs With Red Cabbage Recipe

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Kristen Bennett


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  • 1.5 lb
    lean ground chuck
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 3/4 c
    apples, finely chopped
  • 1/2 c
    bread crumbs
  • 1/4 c
    fresh sauerkraut
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated onion
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • ·
    pepper to taste
  • 4 slice
    bacon, chopped
  • 1.5 lb
    red cabbage, chopped
  • 1 lb
    apples, cored, sliced
  • 3/4 c
    fresh sauerkraut
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 2 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    caraway seeds

How to Make German Meatballs with Red Cabbage


  1. For meatballs, mix first 9 ingredients in bowl.
  2. Shape into 16 meatballs.
  3. Cook bacon in a large skillet until crisp.
  4. Remove bacon with slotted spoon and set aside.
  5. Brown meatballs in bacon drippings until browned on all sides.
  6. Remove to a warm platter.
  7. Add remaining ingredients to pan.
  8. Heat to a boil, stirring frequently.
  9. Add meatballs.
  10. Simmer, covered for 30 minutes.
  11. Spoon into serving bowls; sprinkle with reserved bacon.

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About German Meatballs with Red Cabbage

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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