Baked Meatballs and Dumplings
 
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Try these baked meatballs covered in gravy and topped with poppy seed dumplings. Serve this vintage comfort food for a hearty weekend dinner on a cold winter day.
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • For Meatballs:
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ½ tsp. poultry seasoning
  • 4 Tablespoons fine breadcrumbs
  • 4 Tablespoons milk
  • 1 Tablespoon parsley flakes
  • 1 egg
  • Gravy for meatballs:
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can Cream of Celery soup
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • Dumplings:
  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • ½ tsp. poultry seasoning
  • ½ tsp. celery seed
  • ½ tsp. onion salt or flakes
  • 1 tsp. poppy seed
  • ½ cup oil
  • ½ cup milk
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. For Meatballs: Mix lightly and shape into 1 to 1-1/2 inch balls. Brown slowly in hot skillet. Turn frequently to keep round. Put in 1-1/2 quart oven safe baking dish.
  3. For Gravy: Melt fat in pan. Stir in flour and ad water and cook until smooth, stirring with a whisk. Add other ingredients and mix well. Spoon over meatballs and then add the spoonfuls of dumplings.
  4. For Dumplings: Mix the dry ingredients. Add oil to milk and pour into dry ingredients. Stir with a fork until moistened. Put meat into a 1-1/2 quart baking dish and top with gravy. Drop spoonfuls of the dumplings in using a large spoon.
  5. Bake the entire dish uncovered at 425 for 20-25 minutes.
Recipe by Vintage Cooking at https://www.vintagecooking.com/baked-meatballs-and-dumplings/