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Mediterranean Meatballs

These meatballs are made with beef or lamb and served with a sweet sauce flavored with raisins, cinnamon and honey.
1 1/2 pounds ground beef or lamb
5 onions finely chopped
2 eggs
Salt and pepper to taste
1 slice bread soaked in water and drained
1/2 cup oil
1/4 cup raisins
1/2 cup water
1 Tablespoon cinnamon
2 Tablespoons honey

In medium bowl mix together the meat, one chopped onion, eggs and bread. Season with salt and pepper. Form into small balls. Heat 1/4 cup oil in a skillet over medium-high heat and saute the meatballs until browned. Remove from pan and set aside. In large saucepan heat remaining oil and fry onions until golden. Add meatballs, raisins, cinnamon, honey and water. Bring to a boil and reduce heat and simmer for about one hour, check seasoning and add salt and pepper before serving.

Number of Servings: 6
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