Meatball Stew

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Trisha W

This is a recipe I have had since the late 1960. Great one dish meal with your meat and vegetables cooked together.

Top Review by smartblonde 2

This was really good and didn't take long to make at all. I added some garlic and basil to the meatballs. I transferred this to a dutch oven when the meatballs were browned. I had to add about 3/4 cup of water, my sauce had really reduced down. Also I made some rice to serve with it (my husband really likes rice with his meals). This was very tasty. Thanks.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine beef, bread crumbs, 1/4 Cup of the chopped onion, egg, 1 1/2 tsp salt, the pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and 1/2 cup of the tomato sauce.
  2. Roll the meat mixture into about 16 balls and brown them in the oil in a skillet.
  3. Add the rest of the chopped onion, carrots, potatoes, 1 tsp of the salt, the rest of the tomato sauce, beans and the water.
  4. Simmer covered for one hour stirring occasionally.
  5. Gradually mix with the flour with 1/2 cup of the liquid from the stew, then pour that over the stew and continue to heat until the stew thickens.

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