Polish Meatballs in Sour Cream (klopsk W Smietanie)

Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This was sent to me by a friend that knows I'm interested in Polish recipes. It is her great-aunt's recipe and is absolutely delicious. As with many Polish recipes, it isn't low-fat, but it is worth every calorie,

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl saturate the bread in the milk until it's completely softened and breaks apart when stirred.
  2. In a large skillet, saute the onion in half the butter until soft and opaque.
  3. Add to the large bowl along with the ground beef, dill, tarragon, salt, pepper, and beaten eggs.
  4. Mix together well, using your hands, and let rest while you saute the mushrooms in the rest of the butter, until tender.
  5. Remove the mushrooms from the pan and form the meat mixture into 1 inch meatballs.
  6. Dust the meatballs with flour and brown in the same skillet, adding more butter or oil, if necessary.
  7. Add the mushrooms and sour cream to the meatballs in the skillet, stir to coat everything well, partially cover, and simmer over very low heat for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  8. Salt and pepper to taste.
  9. These are great served over kluski noodles or tiny homemade Polish dumpling noodles.

Reviews

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I really enjoyed this recipe -- it is very rich. My mom is 100% Polish and she is always willing to try Polish recipes. She liked this very much also, it reminded her of something her grandmother Jozefina used to make.

J Kay January 23, 2009

I love the taste of these meatballs! I have made them twice, first with sour cream and then with a "white" gravy. The meatballs taste great in both!

HAGT February 21, 2006

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