Geoff's Mom's Cocktail Meatballs in Cabbage Sauce

“Great! This is delicious and I can see why everyone wants the recipe. Had these at Geoff and Jane's seder this year. They taste like stuffed cabbage but in a meatball form. This recipe comes to me by way of Donna, Geoff and Jane's friend, who got it from Jane's Mom, Rae, who got it from her son in law, Geoff's Mom, Arline. Hope you got that because there will be a test later! So, in other words, 3 different women have now "perfected" it! Use matzo meal for Passover and bread crumbs otherwise, unless you like matzo meal. I had been bugging Donna for the recipe and just got it in the mail today! Can be served for dinner if you make larger meatballs. It would be good over rice.”
3hrs 25mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put the sauce ingredients, except for the apricots and raisins, in a pot and mix.
  2. Mix the meatball ingredients in a bowl and when well mixed, mold into about 60 small balls.
  3. Add the meatballs to the pot with the sauce and cook for about 1 hour over medium-low heat.
  4. After 1 hour, add the apricots and raisins. Simmer for about 1 1/2 hours or until done.

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