Meatball Stew

Ingredients you'll need to make meatball stew;

1-pound lean ground beef, turkey or chicken

1/2-cup bread crumbs

1/2-teaspoon dried thyme leaves, crushed

1-egg

1-clove garlic, minced

2-tablespoons vegetable oil

1-can condensened French onion soup

1/4-cup water

3-medium potatoes, peeled and quartered

3-medium carrots, cut into about 1-inch chucks

1-medium onion, cut into thin wedges

1-tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

First off, in a medium bowl, combine the ground beef

bread crumbs, thyme, egg and garlic; mix well and shape into

20 meatballs.

In a medium skillet, over medium heat, in the vegetable oil, cook

the meatballs until browned on all sides. Pour off any fat.

Stir the French onion soup and the water in the skillet, Stir in the

potatoes, carrots, and onion.

Heat to boiling. Reduce the heat to low and cover, simmer for

about 30 minutes or until the vegetables are tender, add alittle

more water if needed.

Garnish with the chopped fresh parsley.

Makes 4 servings.