Meatballs and Gravy Dinner

This Meatballs and Gravy Dinner is a quick and delicious meal that the whole family will love.  Hearty meatballs and rich gravy are perfect with mashed potatoes!  Ready in less than 1 hour.

The one meal I know my kids will always eat, is meatballs.  Meatballs with spaghetti, sweet & sour meatballs, stroganoff meatballs, and meatballs and gravy.  And I love that because meatballs are one of my favourites too.  What I also love about them is how easy they are to make.

Meatballs and Gravy Dinner

This Meatball and Gravy dinner is quick and simple, and can be on your table in less than 1 hour.  So not only are they fast, but all the ingredient to make them are simple too. In fact you probably have all of them already.

Meatballs and Gravy Dinner

For this recipe I make a simple ground beef meatball, and create a gravy made out of consomme.  I always try to have consomme on hand because I use it in so many recipes, but it is the best when used to make gravy.  You can use beef broth, but I find that the flavour isn’t as rich or deep as consomme.  I use 2 cans of consomme for this recipe because we like loads of gravy…everything must be drenched in gravy.  Yes.

Meatballs and Gravy Dinner

So good over creamy mashed potatoes.  Yum.

Meatballs and Gravy

A perfect weeknight dinner…I hope you enjoy it!

Print

Meatballs and Gravy


  • Author: Jo-Anna Rooney
  • Yield: 6

Description

This Meatballs and Gravy Dinner is a quick and delicious meal that the whole family will love.  Hearty meatballs and rich gravy are perfect with mashed potatoes!  Ready in less than 1 hour.


Ingredients

Meatballs:

  • 2 lb ground beef
  • 1 small onion minced
  • 1 egg
  • salt and pepper

Gravy:

  • 2 10.5 oz cans of consomme
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 2/3 cup cream
  • fresh ground pepper

Mashed Potatoes:

  • 5 – 6 large potatoes (peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes)
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 – 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • salt
  • fresh ground pepper

Instructions

Making the Meatballs:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine the ground beef, minced onion, egg, and salt & pepper.
  3. Shape into meatballs, about 1 1/2 inches round.
  4. Place the meatballs on a cookie sheet and bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the centres are not pink.

Making the Sauce:

  1. While the meatballs are baking, you can start the gravy.
  2. In a skillet add the consomme and simmer over low to medium heat.
  3. Stir in the butter until melted.
  4. Whisk in the flour and continue whisking until the flour is completely mixed in and the mixture is bubbling.
  5. Once the mixture has thickened, whisk in the cream and simmer until thickened once again.

Making the Mashed Potatoes:

  1. While the meatballs are cooking, and the gravy is simmering, you can start the potatoes.
  2. Boil the potatoes until they are soft.
  3. Drain completely.
  4. Add the butter and cream, and mash until smooth. Note: I start with 1/4 cup of cream and add more if needed.
  5. Season with salt & pepper.

Putting it all together:

  1. When the meatballs are cooked through, add them to the gravy and simmer over low heat for about 5 minutes.
  2. Serve over mashed potatoes.

More Meatball Recipes:

Have a delicious day!

Previous Post Next Post

You Might Also Like

No Comments

Leave a Reply