Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 55 mins

Meatballs that are simmered in a garlicky sauce with red peppers, tomatoes and other vegetables. Serve with polenta, rice or noodles and a salad.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, combine meatball ingredients. Blend thoroughly and refrigerate while making sauce. Combine garlic and red pepper in food processor to paste. Set aside.
  2. Saute onion in oil 5 minutes. Add leek, carrot and celery, 10 minutes. Add paste, 3 minutes, add flour, simmer 15 minutes.
  3. Create walnut sized meatballs. Saute in separate skillet over medium heat until well browned. Dust with flour. Saute i minute more.
  4. Add balls to simmering sauce, cover simmer another 15 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in sour cream and fresh herbs.