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MEATBALL SOUP WITH AN EGG-LEMON SAUCE (GIOUVARELAKIA ME AUGOLEMONO)

Ingredients

  • 500 grams ground beef
  • 1 medium Egg
  • 1 Onion diced
  • 1 Carrot chopped
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup White Grain Rice
  • 1 tablespoon Dill diced
  • 1 Lemon Juice
  • 2 Potatoes chopped in cubes
  • 1 litre of Water
  • 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour optional
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl combine all the ingredients by hand, except for the egg and the lemon. juice.
  2. Take a small piece of the meat mixture and make a small meatball.
  3. Dip each meatball into flour and shake off the excess flour before putting into the water.
  4. In a large sauce pot add water, carrot, potatoes and the meatballs, cook for 1 hour on low heat.
  5. 6) Whisk egg white, slowly add in the lemon juice along with about 50 ml of the hot soup. Continue to whisk add in the egg yolk. Once this sauce has slightly thickened add into the meatball soup and serve hot.