There are a number of sauce recipes for meatballs from different parts of the world. Here are some quick, easy, and delicious ones.
Nov 24, 2018
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Meatball sauces are served differently in different cuisines. For example, Swedish meatball sauce is served as a gravy for meatballs, whereas in the United States, it is served on a bed of egg noodles.
In some cuisines, it is also served over rice or even with potatoes. Since the purpose of serving this sauce is different in various cuisines, there are different recipes available.
Recipe # 1
This is an easy recipe which originated in New England. Let's see what the ingredients required for this recipe are and how to make it.
Light Cream, 1 cup
All-purpose Flour, 2 tablespoons
Gravy Master, 1 teaspoon
Take the all-purpose flour in a skillet. Stir the flour into the meatball drippings.
Add cream and gravy master to the flour and the drippings mixture.
Heat the skillet and keep stirring till the gravy is thick in consistency.
Add the meatballs to the gravy. Cover and cook for approximately 30 minutes over low heat. Occasionally, baste the meatballs.
Recipe # 2
This is a recipe in which you will have to make the sauce in a crock pot.
Beef Bullion Cubes, 2
Heavy Cream, 1 cup
Cornstarch (if required), 1 tablespoon
Gravy Master, 1 teaspoon
Salt and Pepper, as per taste
Let the meatballs simmer in water in the crock pot.
Add heavy cream, beef bullion, and gravy master to it. Stir well.
After some time, add salt and pepper.
Now, you can relax and let it simmer till you notice that the sauce has started to thicken. Make sure you do stir in between.
If the sauce does not thicken as per your requirement, you can take some water from the crock pot and add cornstarch to it. Stir well and add it back to the crock pot mixture.
You will notice that the sauce will begin to thicken but make sure you keep stirring it constantly.
Recipe # 3
This is the simplest of the meatball sauce recipes because the number of ingredients are just two and the number of steps are also two.
Tomato Ketchup, 1 cup
Grape Jelly, 1 cup
Mix the tomato ketchup and grape jelly in a pan till they blend completely.
Heat the ketchup and jelly mixture till you have the perfect consistency.
Dip the meat balls in the mixture and serve with toothpicks.
Recipe # 4
This sauce goes well with barbecued meatballs.
Bottled Chili Sauce, 12 ounces
Vinegar, 6 ounces
Brown Sugar, ½ cup
Grape Jelly, ½ cup
Beer, ½ cup
Worcestershire Sauce, 2 tablespoons
Mustard, 1 tablespoon
Dry Minced Onions, 1 tablespoon
Lemon Juice, 2 to 3 teaspoon
Garlic Powder, a pinch
In a sauce pan, mix all the ingredients and bring it to a boil.
While you are bringing it to a boil, make sure you are stirring it continuously.
Once the sauce starts boiling, simmer on low heat for about 20 minutes, but make sure you stir it occasionally.
If the mixture becomes very thick, you can add water to the sauce and adjust the consistency.
Pour the sauce over the meatballs and your meatballs are ready to be savored.
Recipe # 5
This is a red sauce recipe.
Pizza Sauce, 3 cans
Apple Jelly, 1 jar
Italian Seasoning, 1 teaspoon
Salt, 1 teaspoon
Freshly Ground Pepper, 1 teaspoon
In a large sauce pan, mix pizza sauce and apple jelly well.
Then, add Italian seasoning, salt and pepper to the mixture.
Bring it to boil over medium heat.
Make sure you continuously keep stirring.
You can either choose to make the meatballs at home or you can buy them at the closest supermarket. Most of the sauce recipes are easy and will not take very long to make. Hence, you can make tasty meatballs at short notice as well.