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Carolyn's Meatballs in Lemon Sauce

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“This recipe given to me by my mom over 20 years ago is not the usual cream-lemon sauce, but is a beef based sauce with a slight tangy flavor that compliments the meatballs and goes well with steamed white rice.”
READY IN:
33mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine beaten egg, ground beef, bread crumbs, salt and pepper in a large bowl and form into 24 large meatballs.
  2. Bring beef broth to a boil, then add meatballs. Lower heat and poach gently for 15 minutes.
  3. Whisk to smooth 3 TBLS. flour and 1/2 cup of water.
  4. Remove meatballs to a heated dish and skim any fat from broth.
  5. Slowly stir flour mixture in to simmering broth and stir with a whisk until sauce thickens.(sauce will be thin).
  6. Add lemon juice to sauce and return meatballs to the sauce. Simmer 5 minutes before serving.

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