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cup plain Bread Crumbs
cup Milk and 2 Eggs
1 large Onion, grated
1 tablespoon grated fresh Ginger
1 tablespoon Salt
2 teaspoons Ground Nutmeg
2 teaspoons minced Garlic (Optional)
1  teaspoons ground black Pepper
3 pounds 85% lean Ground Beef
3 T Butter and 2 T minced Onion
5 tablespoons all-purpose Flour
4 cups Beef Broth
cup Heavy Cream
1 dash Cayenne pepper

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a jelly roll pan. STEP 2
Combine bread crumbs, milk, eggs, onion, ginger, salt, nutmeg, garlic, and black pepper in a mixing bowl. Let stand until bread crumbs absorb milk, about 5 minutes. Stir until just mixed and add ground beef. Mix until well blended. Shape mixture into 1-inch meatballs and place on the prepared pan. STEP 3 Bake in the preheated oven until browned, about 18 minutes. Set meatballs aside. STEP 4 Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Saute onion until tender, about 3 minutes. Stir in flour and cook until lightly browned, about 2 minutes. Slowly add broth; cook and stir gravy until smooth and thickened, 5 to 10 minutes. Blend in cream, cayenne pepper, and black pepper. STEP 5 Gently stir cooked meatballs into gravy, heat thru. 8 servings.




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