Meatballs with Sour Cream

Klopsk w Smietanie

  • 4 slices bread, crusts removed
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 large, minces onion
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 T dill
  • 1/2 t tarragon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 pound sliced mushrooms
  • butter for frying
  • 1-1/2 cups sour cream

Soak the bread in milk. Saute the onion in the butter until soft. Combine the ground beef, lightly beaten egg yolks, soaked bread mixture, sauteed onion, dill, tarragon, salt and pepper. Beat 2 egg whites into soft peaks and fold into beef. Form into small balls and roll in a bit of flour. Brown meatballs in butter in a large skillet over medium heat. In another pan saute mushrooms in 3 T butter until browned. Add to meatballs and stir in sour cream, coating the meatballs well. Simmer over low heat for 30 minutes. Stir occasionally. Season to taste.

Serves 8