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French Canadian Ragoût de Boulettes (Meatball Stew) Recipe

| December 19, 2014 | 24 Comments

ragoût de boulettes

 

A French Canadian traditional meal that you definitely have to prepare for Christmas! It will leave your tummy full and your house smelling wonderfully spiced!

Enjoy!

French Canadian Ragoût de Boulettes

(Meatball Stew) 

Ingredients

  • 1 lbs of ground pork
  • 1/2 lbs of ground beef
  • 1/4 lbs of salted pork
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 2 tbs of parsley
  • 1/4 tsp of ginger
  • 1/4 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp of ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp of dry mustard
  • 2 slices of white bread, cut in cubes
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tbs of vegetable oil
  • 3 cups of water
  • 4 tbs of browned flour
  • 1/2 cup of water

Instructions

  1. Grind all three meats together in a food processor.
  2. Place meat to a big bowl.
  3. Add onion, parsley, ginger, cinnamon, ground cloves, dry mustard, salt and pepper.
  4. in a small bowl, put the bread and milk together and add to meat mixture.
  5. Blend together well with a spoon or your hands.
  6. Shape and roll mixture into meatballs,
  7. Heat 3 tbs of vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  8. Add meatballs to grill and cook until meatballs are cooked through and no longer pink, flipping once or twice, about 12 to 15 minutes, depending on thickness.
  9. Add 3 cups of water. Cover and cook at low heat for 30 minutes.
  10. In a jar (Mason), add 1/2 cup of water and the browned flour. Close lid and shake until it’s mixed.
  11. Pour in the stew, stir regularly until the gravy has thicken.

 

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Grind all three meats together in a food processor. Place meat to a big bowl. Add onion, parsley, ginger, cinnamon, ground cloves, dry mustard, salt and pepper.

 

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In a small bowl, put the bread and milk together and add to meat mixture.

 

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Blend together well with a spoon or your hands.

 

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Shape and roll mixture into meatballs.

 

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Heat 3 tbs of vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

 

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Add meatballs to grill and cook until meatballs are cooked through and no longer pink, flipping once or twice, about 12 to 15 minutes, depending on thickness.

 

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Add 3 cups of water. Cover and cook at low heat for 30 minutes.

In a jar (Mason), add 1/2 cup of water and the browned flour. Close lid and shake until it’s mixed.

 

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Pour in the stew, stir regularly until the gravy has thicken.

 

Ragoût de Boulettes-Meatballs stew

 

French Canadian Meatball Stew Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 lbs of ground pork
  • 1/2 lbs of ground beef
  • 1/4 lbs of salted pork
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 2 tbs of parsley
  • 1/4 tsp of ginger
  • 1/4 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp of ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp of dry mustard
  • 2 slices of white bread, cut in cubes
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tbs of vegetable oil
  • 3 cups of water
  • 4 tbs of browned flour
  • 1/2 cup of water

Instructions

  1. Grind all three meats together in a food processor.
  2. Place meat to a big bowl.
  3. Add onion, parsley, ginger, cinnamon, ground cloves, dry mustard, salt and pepper.
  4. in a small bowl, put the bread and milk together and add to meat mixture.
  5. Blend together well with a spoon or your hands.
  6. Shape and roll mixture into meatballs,
  7. Heat 3 tbs of vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  8. Add meatballs to grill and cook until meatballs are cooked through and no longer pink, flipping once or twice, about 12 to 15 minutes, depending on thickness.
  9. Add 3 cups of water. Cover and cook at low heat for 30 minutes.
  10. In a jar (Mason), add 1/2 cup of water and the browned flour. Close lid and shake until it's mixed.
  11. Pour in the stew, stir regularly until the gravy has thicken.
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  1. Brenda A says:

    I love learning about new recipes and this one is completely new. I love meatballs (and they are so great for making double batches and freezing the extras!). I will try to give this recipe a go over the break. Thanks!

  2. Jenny says:

    Yum this looks amazing!

  3. Cbrazil says:

    I can’t wait to try this out on boxing day, thanks!

  4. loriag says:

    A very interesting cultural dish I just might have to try.

  5. Victoria Ess says:

    This sounds like a great comfort food dish! Thanks for sharing!

  6. Stephanie LaPlante says:

    Sounds very yummy. I don’t even need spaghetti. I love my meatballs.

  7. Cheryl says:

    Love the idea of a meatball stew but for some reason my pallet things ginger and cinnamon are for desserts?? Might have to mix it up a bit with spices on my end. 🙂

  8. Heidi C. says:

    I have to find that browned flour – its sounds so cool! These meatballs look delicious!

  9. Charlene A. says:

    These look delicious! I’ve never seen Browned Flour before but will look into it. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  10. kathy downey says:

    Oh,I know I would love this,meatballs are my all time favorite

  11. kathy downey says:

    Thanks for the recipe,hubby sure enjoyed this

  12. Wanda Tracey says:

    Oh my gosh this sounds so delicious and I can’t wait to try them.I do make tourtiere pies which are a little bit similar but these meat balls sound sublime.Thank you for the recipe.

  13. kathy downey says:

    I’ve never seen Browned Flour before but used regular flour and they were delicious

  14. Treen Goodwin says:

    My Hubby would love these , he loves meatballs , i will def be making these for him , thanks for sharing the recipe 🙂

  15. kathy downey says:

    I think this is one of the best Meatballs recipes i have try.

  16. Wanda Tracey says:

    I love French Canadian recipes and I know I will enjoy these meatballs very much.I love the spices in the meat. Thanks for shaRING THIS.

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