Main Course: Meatballs & sauce
By Florence Nerenberg Elman
Related to: General Ukraine
Can also be an entree with spaghetti or rice, or a
1/4 cup ketchup
(Onion salt, optional)
½ cup water
1 tsp. sugar
3 dashes cayenne
Sauteed mushrooms and green pepper (optional)
1 ½ - 2 Tbsps. oil
2 lbs. minced meat
2 stalks celery, diced
2 medium onions, diced
2 Tbsps. matzo meal
1 tin tomato sauce
Mix all sauce ingredients together in large pot. Bring to a simmer.
While sauce is heating, add eggs & water to meat. Mix together well.
Add matzo meal, onion salt, salt, pepper & garlic powder, and mix
Form into 1" balls using teaspoonfuls.
Gently drop meatballs into bubbling sauce. (Try to drop each one a bit
away from the others, so they don't stick together. Simmer for 1 hour.
*Sauteed mushrooms & green pepper can be added halfway through.