German Meatballs with Red Cabbage

German Meatballs With Red Cabbage Recipe

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1.5 lb
lean ground chuck
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


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