Cocktail Meatballs in Saffron Sauce (Passover)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

From an online post for Passover by Manischewitz. You can make it without Passover ingredients too year round. I haven't made this yet but wanted to share it. This can also be served as a main dish for about 4 servings.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium bowl, combine beef, crumbs, onion, parsley, garlic, salt, pepper and 1/4 cup water until mixture is well blended.
  2. Shape into 1-inch meatballs.
  3. In 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat, in 2 tablespoons of hot oil, cook half the meatballs at a time until browned on all sides, turning constantly.
  4. Remove to bowl.
  5. Repeat with remaining meatballs and oil.
  6. Into the drippings remaining in the skillet, stir chicken broth and saffron.
  7. Return meatballs and their juices to skillet.
  8. Cook over high heat until boiling.
  9. Cover and simmer 10 minutes or until meatballs are tender, stirring occasionally.
  10. Sprinkle with fresh parsley.