Rating: 4 stars
6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0

If you like olives and dill you will like this. The surprise in this is the olive in the center of the meatball!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Place egg noodles in the pot, cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until al dente, and drain.

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  • In a bowl, mix the beef, 1 1/4 teaspoons salt, pepper, eggs, and onion. Form into small meatballs around the olives.

  • Heat the oil in skillet over medium heat, and cook the meatballs until evenly brown. Remove meatballs from skillet, reserving oil; set meatballs aside, and keep warm.

  • Stir the flour into the reserved oil in the skillet. Gradually mix in water to form a thick gravy. Stir in sour cream, dill, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and cook until heated through. Pour over the meatballs, and serve over cooked egg noodles.

Nutrition Facts

632 calories; protein 29.5g; carbohydrates 43.3g; fat 37.8g; cholesterol 181.4mg; sodium 817.2mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (4)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
11/23/2006
The flavor is GREAT!! The dish is wonderful. But.... the sauce is not a sauce but a paste. I made it twice now, don't add the flour (none) and the sauce is perfect. Read More
(14)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
10/20/2009
These were okay. I love olives and dill but the two flavors didn't seem to blend here. Read More
(2)
6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
11/22/2006
The flavor is GREAT!! The dish is wonderful. But.... the sauce is not a sauce but a paste. I made it twice now, don't add the flour (none) and the sauce is perfect. Read More
(14)
Rating: 4 stars
10/27/2006
This recipe was great. It was a nice surprise to find the olive inside the meatball and it added extra flavor that you weren't expecting. Read More
(6)
Rating: 5 stars
03/22/2010
This recipe was wonderful! A good twist on the ingredients of ground beef, sour cream and egg noodles! Very big hit! Read More
(4)
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Rating: 3 stars
10/20/2009
These were okay. I love olives and dill but the two flavors didn't seem to blend here. Read More
(2)
Rating: 5 stars
11/15/2016
I was leery of the olive/dill combo but I tried this since it was so highly rated. OMG. My family LOVED this. It's the new go to every time we get fresh dill in our farm box. Read More