Alvera's Quick Sauerbraten Meatballs

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 15 mins

Alvera was my mother-in-law. She is gone now but her recipes live on; in her old recipe box. I was looking for a dish to take to a church potluck. I remember her making these for my family.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix ground beef, carrots, onion, salt and pepper; shape into balls.
  2. Brown in oil in a skillet.
  3. Add remaining ingredients; cover, stirring occasionally until sauce is slightly thickened for 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. Serve with buttered noodles.


Most Helpful

I love Sauerbraten but it takes so long to make it.. this is a great way to get that old world flavor without the wait

GingerlyJ September 13, 2009

I really liked these meatballs - they were very tasty and the carrots made them unique. The sauce really works out too - although I had my doubts about the gingersnaps. Great recipe.

Wugfun August 25, 2009

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