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Recipe for Youverlakia – Greek Meatball Soup with Egg Lemon Sauce

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Greek Meatball Soup (Youverlakia) Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 grated onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup uncooked rice
  • 1 slightly beaten egg
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 4 cups (or stock) water
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Egg and lemon sauce:
  • 2 -3 eggs
  • 1 lemon

Directions:

Combine meat, onion, salt, pepper, parsley, 1/4-cup rice and egg.

Shape into 30 small balls and dust with flour.

Boil water or stock, tomato juice, butter and salt.

Drop in meatballs and remaining rice. Cover and simmer for about 35 minutes. Remove from heat.

Beat eggs with 2 tablespoons water and by spoonful and add about 1/2 cup of soup, while stirring.

Stir in the lemon juice and then pour egg mixture gradually over the meatballs and remaining soup stirring continuously.

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