Spanish Meatballs With Green Olives

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

My Mom knew a Spanish nurse and this is the recipe she gave her. I liked it a lot. It has white wine and green olives in it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim crusts and soak bread in milk.
  2. Mix bread, crushed garlic, freshly grated nutmeg, finely minced parsley egg, and salt and pepper
  3. Add ground beef.
  4. Form meat into small walnut size meatballs.
  5. Roll meatballs in flour.
  6. Cut onion into rings.
  7. Heat olive oil in heavy pan.
  8. Cook meatballs until browned; remove from pan.
  9. Add more olive oil.
  10. Brown onions lightly .
  11. Add meatballs back to pan with the sliced stuffed green olives.
  12. Add wine and chicken stock.
  13. Cook until thickened, about 5 minutes.
Most Helpful

We loved the combination of the salty and tangy olives with the meatballs. I made extra meatballs and froze them so we could have this again. Thanks for posting! Made for the Lively Lemon Lovelies, ZWT8.

Chocolatl July 24, 2012

WOW! This is a great idea. I never thought to use olives with meatballs together!
Done exacly as prescribed!
My children loved it as well!

awalde November 09, 2011