Meatball Stew

Meatball Stew

Meatball Stew


Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at


Many years ago, the Farm Journal published a recipe that became the “jumping-off point” for my version.  It’s as colorful as it is delicious.  I often serve it over wide egg noodles or atop steamed rice – but it’s also good just as it is.

           Savilla Zook                                                                       Seabrook, Maryland


Meatball Stew Recipe

Meatball Stew

1 egg, lightly beaten

1 cup soft bread crumbs

¼ cup finely chopped onion

1 tsp. salt

½ tsp. dried marjoram

¼ tsp. dried thyme

1 ½ lbs. lean ground beef (90 % lean)

2 Tbsp. canola oil

2 cans (10 ¾ oz. each) condensed tomato soup, undiluted

2 cans (10 ¾ oz. each) condensed beef broth, undiluted

4 medium potatoes, peeled and diced

4 medium carrots, diced

1 jar (16 oz.) whole onions, drained

¼ cup minced fresh parsley


In a large bowl, combine the egg, bread crumbs, chopped onion, salt, marjoram and thyme.  Crumble beef over the top and mix well.  Shape into 24 meatballs.  Heat oil in Dutch oven.  Brown meatballs in batches; drain.

Add the soup, broth, potatoes, carrots and whole onions.  Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.  Garnish with parsley.          8-10 servings


(Recipe for Meatball Stew was on, 2014)


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