Königsberger Klops


Cooking time: About 45 minutes
Prep time: About 15 minutes

Makes: 4 servings





  1. Soak anchovies 10 minutes in water to desalt. Drain and cut into 1/2 inch pieces.

  2. Saute onions 5 minutes in olive oil.

  3. Mix together the onions, beaten egg, ground beef, bread crumbs, milk, and anchovies. Form into 1 1/2 inch balls.

  4. Put meat balls in frying pan with wine and 1/2 cup water. Add bayleaf, cloves, peppercorn, and capers from anchovies. Cover and simmer 15 minutes.

  5. Turn meatballs and simmer another 15 minutes. Remove meatballs to a covered serving dish.

  6. Mix flour and cold water in small dish to remove all lumps. Add 2 T. of broth from pan.

  7. Add flour mixture and sliced lemon to pan and cook 3 minutes while stirring. Pour this sauce over meatballs in the serving dish.

  8. Serve with 2 cups egg noodles, cooked as per package instructions.



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