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Mrs. Jenny's Lemon Meatballs Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dora Perry
Added: Friday, September 7, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb ground round
1 2 lb can of tomatoes
1 2 lb can of tiny new potatoes
2 slices of stale bread soaked in milk
1/3 c milk
1 egg
2 tbsp butter
6 scallions, tops chopped
1 tbsp dried parsley
Flour for Rolling Meat Balls
Grated peel of 1 lemon, salt and pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Soak bread in milk until doughy (can be done in AM) Beat eggs with a fork and mix meat, bread, egg, parsley, lemon peel, salt and pepper and mold into balls the size of golf balls. Roll in flour and saute in olive oil turning constantly. Place in a shallow buttered casserole. Brown potatoes in same skillet you browned the meat balls. Add onions, tomatoes, and buttered browned potato into the casserole. Make thin gravy with one cup of juice in skillet and add enough H20 to make 2 1/2 cups. Pour over casserole and simmer in 375 oven for 1 hour.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4

 

 

 

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