Meatballs in Hungarian Sour Cream Gravy

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Quick and easy--from start to finish in less than 30 minutes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a dutch oven, cook onion in olive oil until starting to soften.
  2. Stir in garlic, cook for 30 seconds.
  3. Add 3 cups water.
  4. Stir in soup mix,paprika,soup base and Worcestershire sauce.
  5. Add frozen meatballs.
  6. Heat on medium high heat until meatballs are heated through. about 15 minutes.
  7. Stir in parsley, sour cream and mushrooms.
  8. Mix cornstarch with 1/4 cup water in a small bowl.
  9. Slowly stir in cornstarch mixture a little at a time until you reach the desired thickness.
  10. Remove from heat.
  11. Serve with mashed potatoes or buttered noodles.


Most Helpful

This is the exact recipe I've been searching for awhile. I make meatballs in mushroom gravy for x-mas and have tried several different recipes. I think what makes this recipe stand out is the onion soup mix, paprika & worcestershire sauce. I've also tried a variation where I add beef gravy for the water/boullion and mushroom soup or yogurt for the sour cream. Sometimes I will also add dried onions &/or roasted garlic. Amended for cooking in a slow cooker. Great recipe, thanks for sharing.

Mustang Sally 54269 December 23, 2012

I am only giving this recipe 4 stars though it could have been my fault. I used some beef broth instead of the water/bullion that the recipe called for and it seemed kindof bland to us...

CIndytc September 22, 2011

I made this last week and it we loved it; I served it with spaetzles.

Sage July 25, 2011

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