Littlemafia's Romanian Meatballs Soup

Recipe by littlemafia
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To make the meatballs, mix together all the ingredients. Then take a little of this mixture and make little balls (the size that you like - my mom makes them quite big while I prefer them small).
  • Fry the chopped onion in oil .
  • Add the chopped or grated onion,carrot,parsley and celery root.
  • Add the water , salt and leave to boil for 10 - 15 minutes, then add the meatballs to the soup, one by one.
  • Simmer until the meatballs rise - about 30-45 minutes .
  • Add the parsley .
  • Turn off the heat and cover for 15 minutes.
  • This step is optional :In a separate bowl, mix 2 egg yolks with the sour cream. Add the egg/sour cream mixture into the soup.
  • To season the soup add fresh lemon juice - adjusting to taste.
  • Add the chopped parsley,the celery and the lovage leaves.
  • Serve with sour cream.
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