International Recipes: Israeli Sweet and Sour Meat Balls

published by jennifer eiffel01 on Jul 27, 2012

Here is part of a series of international recipes for those who like to be daring.

1/2 pound lean beef, ground

1/2 pound veal, grounded

1 large egg, lightly beaten

1 clove garlic, finely minced

1 onion finely chopped

6 Tablespoons cooking fat

1/4 cup finely minced parsley

salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 hard roll

cold water

3 Tablespoons granulated sugar

3 Tablespoons vinegar or lemon juice

2 cups boiling beef stock

Combine the beef and veal in a mixing bowl. Add the egg and set aside

Cook the garlic and onion in one Tablespoons  of the fat until the onion is wilted. Add this to the meat. Add the parsley and salt and pepper to taste.

Soak the roll thoroughly in cold water, then squeeze with the hands to extract most of the mositure. Break up the bread with fingers to add to meat.. Using the hands , shape the meat into 24 meatballs.

Heat the remaining fat in a skilletand cook the meatballs until browned on all sides. Add the sugar, vinegar and beef stock and pour everything in a saucepan. Simmer 15 minutes and serve hot.


9 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. # 1 by momofplenty
    July 27th, 2012 at 2:21 pm #

    mmm, sounds great, I will most definately try this one, thanks

  2. # 2 by Chris Bailie
    July 27th, 2012 at 3:12 pm #

    Thank you for this.

  3. # 3 by lauralu
    July 27th, 2012 at 8:24 pm #

    great recipe thanks

  4. # 4 by Tulan
    July 27th, 2012 at 8:46 pm #

    Sounds good, Pattianne.

  5. # 5 by papaleng
    July 27th, 2012 at 10:22 pm #

    seems a nice one to try.

  6. # 6 by KittyK
    July 28th, 2012 at 1:03 am #

    These meat balls sound delicious…

  7. # 7 by elee
    July 28th, 2012 at 6:11 am #

    very nice

  8. # 8 by Stessily
    August 2nd, 2012 at 1:41 pm #

    Pattiann, Yummy and easy to make!
    Appreciatively, Stessily

  9. # 9 by norlaw
    August 9th, 2012 at 9:42 am #

    Excellent article

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