Amazing Baked Meatballs cooked in homemade French Onion Sauce for stronger flavor. These meatballs a juicy and packed with great flavor.
Course dinner, Main Course
Keyword french onion, meatballs
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 45minutes
Total Time 55minutes
Servings 12large meatballs
Author Lyuba Brooke
2gloves of garlic
1/2cupplain bread crumbs
1/2Tbspfresh minced dill
1/2Tbspfresh minced parsley
French Onion Sauce:
1Large Vidalia onion
1 2/3cupsbeef stock
1/4cupred wine(preferably Merlot)
Preheat oven to 350 and lightly grease a 12-cup muffin pan.
Combine all ingredients for meatballs in a bowl. Mix very well until all ingredients are incorporated. Set aside.
Heat up oil in a cooking pan, over medium heat. Add sliced onions and sugar to the pan and saute until transparent stirring occasionally.
Stir in minced garlic, red wine and tomato paste, saute for a couple of minutes.
Sprinkle the mixture with flour and mix well.
Slowly add beef stock, while stirring the whole time.
Add salt and thyme and simmer for 5-7 more minutes.
Scoop about a tablespoon of French onion sauce (with some onions) in each muffin cup.
Scoop about 1/3 cup of meatball mixture and roll it into a big ball. Place meatball in the muffin cup, it should fit snugly. Repeat with remaining meat mixture.
Bake for 25-30 minutes.
Top off with remaining French Onion sauce, dividing it equally among the muffin cups.
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