German Meatballs Over Mashed Potatoes with Sauerkraut


Serves:   4-6          Prep Time:   20 minutes      Cook Time: 10 minutes

1 tablespoon canola oil

1 pound ground beef

1 egg

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1/2 teaspoon caraway seed

1 tablespoons stone ground German mustard, plus 1 teaspoon

1/2 cup seasoned breadcrumbs

1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika

1 cup beef stock

hot mashed potatoes

canned sauerkraut, heated

3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley for garnish (optional)

-In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, egg, salt, pepper, caraway seeds, 1 tablespoon German mustard, breadcrumbs and paprika. Form the meat mixture into meatballs about the size of golf balls.

-In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the meatballs in the oil on all sides. 

-In a small bowl, whisk tobether the beef stock and 1 teaspoon German mustard. Pour in the skillet with the meatballs and simmer for approximately 10 minutes until the meatballs are cooked through.

-Serve the meatballs over the hot mashed potatoes topped with sauerkraut and spoon on the pan sauce if desired. 

-Top with chopped fresh parsley and serve.

Kudos Kitchen by Renee