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“These meatballs are simmered in a garlicky sauce with red peppers, tomatoes and other vegetables. Serve with polenta, rice or noodles. These meatballs taste better when prepared a day ahead.”
1hr 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, combine meatball ingredients. Blend thoroughly and refrigerate while making the sauce.
  2. Combine garlic and red pepper in a food processor to paste. Set aside.
  3. Saute onion in oil 5 minutes. add leek, carrot and celery, 10 minutes add paste 3 minutes, add flour, mix well. add stock, wine, tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar and paprikas, salt and pepper,stir, cover and simmer 15 minutes.
  4. Create walnut sized meatballs. saute in separate skillet over medium heat until well browned. Dust with flour, saute 1 minute more.
  5. Add balls to simmering sauce, cover simmer another 15 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in sour cream and fresh herbs.

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