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meatballs in dill cream sauce

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Sandra Allen
Portland, OR

This recipe was submitted by Mildred Sherrer of Bay City Tx. I found it in a Taste of Country magazine. I thank her for it because it's amazing!!

(1 rating)
yield 4 -5
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For meatballs in dill cream sauce

  • 8 oz
    ground beef
  • 8 oz
    ground pork
  • 1 sm
  • 1/2 tsp
    each salt and pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    each dried thyme, marjoram and nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 c
    fresh bread crumbs
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    beef broth
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh snipped dill or dill weed
  • 1/2 c
    half and half
  • Options 8 oz
    egg noodles cooked and drained.

How To Make meatballs in dill cream sauce

  • 1
    In a bowl, mix your beef and pork with the onion, seasonings, bread crumbs and water.
  • 2
    Mix well and roll into balls.
  • 3
    Place on a baking or cookie sheet. I had an oblong cake pan and it was perfect. Bake at 400 for 20-25 min. The original recipe called for a rack over a baking pan to catch the drippings. I didn't have one so I used a colander to drain off the excess fat.
  • 4
    While they are baking, in a large skillet mix the butter, flour and make a rue. Add the broth, dill and half and half. Mix to make a sauce and let stand til thicken.
  • 5
    Once the meat is cooked and drained, add to the sauce and mix well.
  • 6
    OPTIONS: You can serve these warm with wooden picks as appetizers, or over noodles for a casserole.