Burgundy Meatballs

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Cocoa

This recipe came from Woman's World Magazine. My copy of the recipe is all tattered and torn so I thought I'd better submit it to keep my copy of the recipe from getting more torn up! The original recipe called for those frozen small whole onions. I don't like those, so I slice my own yellow onions instead.

Top Review by Charlotte J

Everyone liked this one tonight we especially liked the lightly brown veggies they added an enjoyable taste. I did not have the frozen onions so I used 1 green onion. I only had 1/3 cup of wine left instead of the 1/2 cup. Will make again with frozen onions and the right amount of wine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large saucepan over medium high heat, heat oil.
  2. Add half of the meat balls and cook until browned on all sides.
  3. Repeat with remaining meatballs.
  4. Set meatballs aside.
  5. To drippings in the saucepan, add onion, carrots, mushrooms; cook until lightly browned (6-8 minutes).
  6. Return meatballs to the pan.
  7. Add 1/2 cup water, wine, thyme, and remaining 1/8 tsp of pepper.
  8. Heat to boiling over high heat.
  9. Reduce heat to low and simmer 15 minutes.
  10. Cook until meatballs are cooked through and vegetables are tender.
  11. In a cup, combine flour and remaining 2 Tbsp water.
  12. Stir into meatball mixture; cook; stirring constantly, until it thickens.
  13. Cook orzo according to package directions, toss with butter and parsley.
  14. Arrange orzo on serving platter.
  15. Top with meatball mixture.

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