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Meatballs in a Cream Sauce in a small iron cast pan with a wooden spoon in the sauce

Meatballs in a Cream Sauce

Course Meats
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 388kcal


  • 2 lb Ground Chicken
  • 1 cup Bread Crumbs
  • 1 Onion grated
  • 1 Egg
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Light Olive Oil for frying
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 3 tbsp Flour
  • 1 cup Hot Water
  • 1/4 cup Whipping Cream
  • 1 tbsp Beef Better Than Bouillon
  • 2 Garlic Cloves


  • Combine together ground meat, bread crumbs, grated onion, egg and salt & pepper. Work the meat with your hand, to combine all ingredients together.
    Ground chicken, pepper, garlic salt, grated onion, bread crumbs and an egg in a large mixing bowl
  • Out of prepared meat, roll out equal sized meatballs. You can use a small ice cream scoop to create those equal pieces.
    Meatballs formed from the meatballs mixture
  • Preheat a skillet with a few tablespoons of light olive oil, place meatballs on the skillet. To turn meatballs, lift up the skillet and shake it from side to side, this would help for meatballs keep their round shape.
    Meatballs being fried on a skillet
  • Remove meatballs and set the skillet aside.
    Fried meatballs on a plate
  • Add butter to the same skillet where you fried meatballs. Once butter is melted, add flour to the butter, stir until flour is well combined.
    Flour added to the skillet with melted butter and beings stirred with a wooden spoon
  • Slowly whisk in water into the flour mixture. Than whisk in whipping cream into the cooking mixture, followed but a beef butter than bullion.
    Better than Boullion beef being added to skillet with whipping cream and flour
  • Press garlic into the cream, than add meatballs into the cream.
    Meatballs in a Cream Sauce in a skillet
  • Let them simmer for 2-3 minutes and serve over mashed potatoes, rice or pasta.
    Meatballs in a Cream Sauce in a small iron cast pan with a wooden spoon in the sauce


Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 181mg | Sodium: 274mg | Potassium: 869mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 305IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 2.4mg