How to Make Meatball Stew

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How to Make Meatball Stew Recipe
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Ingredients.

Ingredients.

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Chop medium. Save in a separate bowl.

Chop medium. Save in a separate bowl.

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Chop all medium. Save half of one in a separate dish for meatballs.

Chop all medium. Save half of one in a separate dish for meatballs.

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Mince half of one onion, save with bell peppers for meatballs. Slice the rest.

Mince half of one onion, save with bell peppers for meatballs. Slice the rest.

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Mince.

Mince.

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Slice.

Slice.

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Shallot. Mince for meatballs. Save with the minced onion.

Shallot. Mince for meatballs. Save with the minced onion.

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Minced.

Minced.

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Large Pot. Mine is just over 6 quarts.

Large Pot. Mine is just over 6 quarts.

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This.

This.

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About 1/2 a cup.

About 1/2 a cup.

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Sliced thin thin.

Sliced thin thin.

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Put with celery.

Put with celery.

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Put in bell peppers and sliced onion.

Put in bell peppers and sliced onion.

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Meat.

Meat.

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Spice to your liking. Not like you can taste it until it is done.  I go by smell.

Spice to your liking. Not like you can taste it until it is done. I go by smell.

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Add minced shallots onions and bell pepper mixture.

Add minced shallots onions and bell pepper mixture.

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Two whole eggs. I use brown. Any type is fine.

Two whole eggs. I use brown. Any type is fine.

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Keep stirring that pot.

Keep stirring that pot.

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When the onions are clearish and softened add celery garlic mixture. Let cook down about 7 minutes more.

When the onions are clearish and softened add celery garlic mixture. Let cook down about 7 minutes more.

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Roux. Yes I make my own. It freezes well and you can pull it out anytime you need it.

Roux. Yes I make my own. It freezes well and you can pull it out anytime you need it.

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Add 2 1/2 cups to the pot.  Stir often and remove from heat. Pull it off the heat. Stir. Stir.

Add 2 1/2 cups to the pot. Stir often and remove from heat. Pull it off the heat. Stir. Stir.

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It will firm up a bit. You can now add your beef broth.

It will firm up a bit. You can now add your beef broth.

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64 oz of beef broth.

64 oz of beef broth.

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Then parsley. Fresh is better. I chopped this finely.  Then add.1/2 a bunch.

Then parsley. Fresh is better. I chopped this finely. Then add.1/2 a bunch.

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This temp until it simmers. About 25 minutes. Stir often and make sure you get that bottom of the pot.

This temp until it simmers. About 25 minutes. Stir often and make sure you get that bottom of the pot.

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Mix your meat now that you have a minute to breath. By hand is how I do it.

Mix your meat now that you have a minute to breath. By hand is how I do it.

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Craft 9 huge meatballs. About tennis ball size.

Craft 9 huge meatballs. About tennis ball size.

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Reached a simmer. Add meatballs.

Reached a simmer. Add meatballs.

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Gently.  Place into stew. Wait for it to return to a simmer. DO NOT STIR. You do not want to break your meatballs up.

Gently. Place into stew. Wait for it to return to a simmer. DO NOT STIR. You do not want to break your meatballs up.

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After it simmers  for five minutes reduce temp.

After it simmers for five minutes reduce temp.

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Let cook for about 20 minutes.

Let cook for about 20 minutes.

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Spoon off the fat and oil.

Spoon off the fat and oil.

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Fat and oil.

Fat and oil.

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Cover.

Cover.

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This long.

This long.

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Boom. Serve on rice.

Boom. Serve on rice.

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