Meatballs with Noodles - Rice Krispies®
A great dish for cold winter days, these savory meat balls in a creamy sauce taste great over tender egg noodles.
- 2 cups Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® cereal
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 egg, slightly beated
- 1/4 cup finely chopped onions
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon mace
- 1/4 teaspoon allspice
- 1 pound lean ground beef
- 3 tablespoons shortening
- 3 tablespoons flour
- 1 1/2 cups beef or chicken stock
- 1 cup milk
- 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
- 1 package (8 oz.) noodles
1. Combine KELLOGG'S® RICE KRISPIES® cereal, the 1/2 cup milk, egg, onions and seasonings in medium mixing bowl. Thoroughly mix. Lightly, mix in beef. Using level tablespoon, portion meat mixture and shape into balls.
2. Heat shortening in large heavy fry pan over medium. Brown balls on all sides, shaking pan gently from time to time to turn them. Remove meat balls from fry pan. Pour off and reserve drippings.
3. Measure 3 tablespoons drippings back into fry pan. Stir in flour. Add stock and 1 cup milk, stirring constantly. Cook until thickened and mixture starts to boil, stirring constantly. Stir in additional salt and pepper, if desired.
4. Add meat balls to sauce. Cover and simmer about 25 minutes, shaking pan gently several times to turn balls. Just before serving, stir in parsley.
5. While meat balls are cooking, cook noodles according to package directions. Drain well.
6. Place ring of noodles on heated serving platter. Fill with meat balls and sauce. Serve immediately.
Ground Nutmeg can be used in place of mace.