German Meat Balls With Bell Pepper Sauce - Hackfleisch Kuechle Recipe

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German Meat Balls With Bell Pepper Sauce - Hackfleisch Kuechle
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  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp mustard
  • 1 pinch salt , to taste
  • 1 pinch pepper , to taste
  • 1 pinch paprika , to taste
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp brown gravy mix (optional)


  1. Dice bell pepper and onion and set aside.
  2. Mix ground beef with egg, bread crumbs, mustard and 1/2 of your diced onions.
  3. Form roughly 6 meatballs (each meat ball should fit into your cupped hand and roll in some bread crumbs and pad lightly on both sides to flatten them on 2 sides.
  4. Heat oil in a deep pan and brown meatballs harshly on both sides until nice dark and firm crust has formed (approximately 5 min on each side), take care to only turn them once
  5. Remove the meatballs from the pan an set aside.
  6. Brown remainder of your onions together with the bell pepper in the left over oil/browning juices.
  7. Ad water in small steps to loosen all the browned particles from the pan to create a nice dark gravy. Finish the gravy with some cream and the tablespoon of gravy mix to thicken it.
  8. Place the meatballs back into the gravy and let all simmer for 5 more minutes.
  9. Serve with your choice of sides.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 85.82 Kcal (359 kJ)
Calories from fat 55.03 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.11g 9%
Cholesterol 28.86mg 10%
Sodium 78.72mg 3%
Potassium 99.84mg 2%
Total Carbs 1.76g 1%
Sugars 0.39g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.24g 1%
Protein 6.01g 12%
Vitamin C 4mg 7%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 2.3mg 13%
Calcium 10.7mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 152.23 Kcal (637 kJ)
Calories from fat 97.6 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.84g 9%
Cholesterol 51.18mg 10%
Sodium 139.63mg 3%
Potassium 177.1mg 2%
Total Carbs 3.13g 1%
Sugars 0.7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.42g 1%
Protein 10.67g 12%
Vitamin C 7.1mg 7%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 3%
Iron 4.1mg 13%
Calcium 18.9mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 2.2
  • 2

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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