So Simple and so good. Add garlic if you wish.
36 Meat balls
1/2 cup fine dry breadcrumbs
1/2 cup milk
1/2 lb ground beef
1/2 lb ground pork or ground lamb
salt & pepper
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1 egg, beaten
6 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 cup beef broth, undiluted
2 tablespoons butter, melted
Soak the breadcrumbs in the milk until the milk is absorbed (use a
good sized bowl that is big enough to hold the other ingredients).
Add the meat, salt, pepper, allspice, ginger, onion and egg, mix til
Bring 2 quarts of water to a boil, add some salt.
Roll the meat mixture into golfball (or a bit smaller) sized balls.
Drop the balls into the boiling water and cook covered for 15
Meanwhile heat the oven to 350F and in a saucepan combine the brown
sugar, broth & melted butter, stir & heat until the sugar is
dissolved and forms a glaze.
Place the meatballs in a single layer in a 9X13 baking dish.
Spoon the glaze over the meatballs and bake uncovered for 30 minutes.
Turn the meatballs a couple of times.