Meatball Stew

Feb 18, 2021 | Meat & Poultry, Recipes | 0 comments


Forget pasta-combine these beef and pork meatballs with warm broth and water!
Servings 4


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 large sweet onion chopped, chopped (about 2 cups) and divided
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped (about 1 cup) and divided
  • 2 tsps Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning, divided
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ cup Dark roux (recipe follows)
  • 2 tsps minced garlic (about 2 cloves)
  • ½ cup chopped green onion
  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • hot cooked rice to serve

Dark Roux

  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour


  • In a large bowl, combine beef, pork, and a small amount of onion and bell pepper. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon of Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together egg and Worcestershire. Add egg mixture to meat mixture, and mix well with your hands. Shape mixture into 12 palm-size meat balls. Set aside.
  • Fill a 10-inch cast-iron stockpot or Dutch oven with 2 inches of water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to a medium. Add roux; cook, stirring constantly, until melted. Reduce heat; add meatballs, garlic, remaining onion, remaining bell pepper, and water to cover meatballs. Sprinkle with remaining 1 teaspoon of Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning.; stir carefully. Cook over medium heat for about 1½ hours, stirring occasionally. Stir in green onion and parsley during last 10 minutes of cooking. Serve hot cooked rice.

Dark Roux

  • In a 8-quart stockpot, heat oil over medium heat for about 5 minutes; add flour stirring to combine. Cook stirring frequently, until peanut butter roux forms, about 20 minutes.
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