Meatballs with Plum Sauce

5 from 4 votes
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 4 people
Calories 166 kcal


For the meatballs

  • 800 g Mixed minced meat
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 Roll from the day before
  • 1 Fresh onion
  • 1 Garlic cloves chopped
  • Salt
  • Black pepper from the mill
  • Thyme
  • Cayenne powder
  • Breadcrumbs

For the plum sauce

  • 200 g Plums
  • 30 g Ginger
  • 2 Garlic cloves pressed
  • 200 ml White wine
  • 4 tbsp Sherry
  • 4 tbsp Soy sauce dark
  • 2 tsp Forest honey liquid
  • 0,25 bunch Lemon balm fresh
  • Salt
  • Sugar


For the meatballs

  • Put the minced meat with the soaked rolls and eggs in a bowl. Finely chop the garlic and onion, add to the mince and knead vigorously. Season everything and bind with breadcrumbs. Shape the mince into meatballs and cook in a pan.

For the plum sauce

  • Wash, halve and stone the plums. Peel and grate the ginger. Peel and grate 2 cloves of garlic. Heat 200 ml of water and white wine. Add the plums, ginger, garlic and sherry. Let everything boil down. Stir in the soy sauce and forest honey. Wash and dry lemon balm and pluck off the leaves and stir into the sauce. Possibly thicken the sauce a little and season with salt and sugar. Bon Appetit!


Serving: 100gCalories: 166kcalCarbohydrates: 4.2gProtein: 11.7gFat: 9.5g
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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