Sauerbraten Meatballs

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

Meatballs

1/2
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
2
tablespoons finely crushed gingersnap cookies
2
tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
small onion, finely chopped (1/4 cup)
1
egg white

Noodles

2 1/2
cups uncooked egg noodles (4 oz)

Sauerbraten Sauce

1/4
cup finely crushed gingersnap cookies
2
tablespoons raisins
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
3/4
cup reduced-sodium beef broth
1
tablespoon red wine vinegar

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. In small bowl, mix all meatball ingredients. Shape mixture into 10 (1 1/2-inch) meatballs. Place in ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until thoroughly cooked and no longer pink in center; drain.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, cook and drain noodles as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • 3
    In 2-quart saucepan, heat all sauce ingredients to boiling, stirring occasionally; reduce heat to medium. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened.
  • 4
    Stir drained meatballs into sauce. Serve over noodles.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Instead of noodles, try serving the meatballs with brown rice or whole wheat couscous.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
540
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
5g
24%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
115mg
39%
Sodium
440mg
18%
Potassium
570mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
71g
24%
Dietary Fiber
3g
10%
Sugars
25g
Protein
33g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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