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Meatballs in Beer Sauce with Leeks

Meatballs in Beer Sauce with Leeks – meatballs in a delicious beer sauce. How can you beat that?
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: meatballs in beer sauce
Servings: 4
Calories: 458kcal


For Meatballs

  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill chopped

Meatballs in Beer Sauce with Leeks

  • 1 large leek cleaned and sliced
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 11 ounce beer
  • 1 cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a medium bowl, mix all the meatballs ingredients together. Shape the meatballs into your preffered size. Set aside.
  • In a large skillet heat the olive oil and add the leaks to it. Saute leeks until tender.
  • Add meatballs to the skillet and cook until slightly browned on all sides.
  • Sprinkle the tablespoon of flour over the meatballs and stir them around in the skillet.
  • Add the beer and cook the meatballs in the beer until the alcohol evaporates. Add the cup of water, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cook for another 30 minutes on medium heat. You will notice the sauce reduce and thicken.


Calories: 458kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 123mg | Sodium: 141mg | Potassium: 437mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 657IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 2mg