Meatballs in tomato and sour cream sauce

Ingredients for making meatballs in tomato and sour cream sauce

For meatballs

  1. Minced meat 500 grams
  2. Rice 100 grams
  3. Bread roll 1 piece (small)
  4. Milk optional

For tomato and cream sauce

  1. Ketchup or Tomato Sauce 350 grams
  2. Sour cream 350 grams
  3. Salt to taste
  4. Ground black pepper to taste
  5. Ground red pepper to taste (optional)
  • Main Ingredients: Beef, Pork, Milk, Sour Cream, Bread
  • Portion 6-8
  • World Cuisine


Heat-resistant baking sheet, kitchen oven mitts, deep plate - 3 pieces, pan with lid, tablespoon, whisk, cutting board.

Cooking meatballs in tomato and sour cream sauce:

Step 1: prepare the pic.

Before cooking, rice cereal should be thoroughly washed so that it does not stick together. This must be done without fail under cold running water until the liquid becomes clear. Pour the washed rice with water and cook until cooked over low heat, covering the pan with a lid. After cooking, the grits must certainly be allowed to cool before adding them to the minced meat.

Step 2: prepare the roll.

Pour the bun with milk and wait until it is completely soaked and begins to fall apart. After that, the excess liquid needs to be drained, and the bread pulp squeezed out a little.

Step 3: prepare the minced meat.

In a deep plate, mash the chilled, but not frozen, minced meat. Add to it boiled rice, flesh rolls. Sprinkle with black and red ground pepper and salt. Mix the mixture until smooth. You should have a soft, sticky mixture that can hold its shape.

Step 4: forming meatballs.

Nip the pieces from the resulting stuffing and, rolling them in your palms, give them a round shape. For convenience, you can moisten your hands a little so that the meat mass sticks to them less. As a result, you should get a few small balls.

Step 5: prepare the tomato and sour cream sauce.

In a deep plate, mix the tomato sauce and sour cream until a homogeneous mixture. If it seems to you that it turned out not enough liquid, dilute everything with a small amount of boiled water. At the end, add pepper and salt to taste, and then mix again.

Step 6: prepare meatballs in tomato and sour cream sauce.

Set the oven to warm up to temperature 180 degrees. In the meantime, when he reaches, carefully place the meatballs in a baking sheet and pour them in tomato-sour cream sauce. Place in the oven and cook for 40-45 minutes or until the meat is completely baked. After take out the form and proceed to serve ready-made and aromatic meatballs to the table.

Step 7: serve meatballs in tomato and sour cream sauce.

Serve meatballs hot, with rice, mashed potatoes, pasta or a salad of fresh vegetables and herbs. Pour everything on top abundantly with sauce that remains in shape and quickly call everyone to the table until your wonderful meat balls have cooled. Yes, and calling for a long time, most likely, no one will have to, everyone has long been hiding in anticipation of a delicious meal.
Enjoy your meal!

Recipe Tips:

- To taste, you can change the proportions of sour cream and tomato sauce, depending on what you like more.

- You can also add garlic and onions to this dish. You can fill it, or you can chop them right in the sauce.

- Instead of ketchup or sauce, you can use tomato paste, but first make sure that it does not acidify.

- Sometimes it is recommended to add cheese to this dish, chopping it on a grater and sprinkling it on top.