Sauerbraten Meatballs

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 30 mins

If you have the yen for sauerbraten this quick dish will fill the bill. Another great recipe from mom.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine beef, bread crumbs, onions, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, salt and pepper in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Shape into 1 inch balls and fry till browned in lightly greased pan.
  3. Remove meatballs and keep warm.
  4. Add 2 1/4 cups water to drippings in pan, bring to boil.
  5. Stir in bouillon cubes, sugar, lemon juice and gingersnap crumbs.
  6. Add meatballs and simmer for 30 minutes.
  7. Tastes good with wide noodles.


Most Helpful

This sauce is very VERY intense. A little too intense for me. Good flavor. I made it with mashed potatoes. That seemed to lessen the intensity a little. Maybe next time, I'd use less beef bouillon clubes and a little less gingersnaps.

Payen May 11, 2009

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