Sauerbraten Meatballs

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by papergoddess

My mom's recipe. These make dandy appetizers, or you can serve over hot cooked noodles.

Top Review by Payen

This is one of my favorite meatball recipes. I change a few things: add breadcrumbs to the meatballs, double the sauce, and delete the raisins. I serve this with mashed potatotes .. they cut a little of the intenseness of the sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix beef, crushed gingersnaps, onion, salt, pepper, and evaporated milk in a large mixing bowl. (This may seem wet, but it will firm up with kneading).
  2. Spray a large non-stick skillet; shape meat mixture into meatballs and brown evenly.
  3. Mix remaining ingredients.
  4. When meatballs are browned, add liquid mixture. bring to a boil.
  5. Cover tightly, reduce heat to low, and simmer 15 minutes.

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