---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.03
  
       Title: KONIGSBERGER KLOPSE (KONIGSBERG MEATBALLS)
  Categories: German, Beef, Meats, Main dish
       Yield: 4 servings
  
 -------------------------MEATBALLS-------------------------
       1 ea Hard Roll
     3/4 c  Water
       1 lb Ground Beef; Lean
       1 ea Bacon; Strip, Diced
       4 ea Anchovy Fillets; Diced
       1 ea Onion; Small, Chopped
       1 ea Egg; Large
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/4 ts Pepper; White
 
 ---------------------------BROTH---------------------------
       6 c  Water
     1/2 ts Salt
       1 ea Bay Leaf
       1 ea Onion; Small, Peeled, Halved
       6 ea Peppercorns
 
 ---------------------------GRAVY---------------------------
   1 1/2 tb Butter or Margarine
   1 1/2 tb Unbleached Flour
       1 tb Capers
       1 ea Lemon Juice; Of 1/2Med.Lemon
     1/2 ts Mustard; Prepared
       1 ea Egg Yolk; Large
     1/4 ts Salt
     1/4 ts Pepper; White
  
   Meatballs:
   Soak the roll in the water for about 10 minutes.
   Squeeze it dry; place in mixing bowl with the ground
   beef.  Add the bacon, anchovy fillets, onion, egg,
   salt and pepper.  Mix thoroughly.  Prepare broth by
   boiling the water, seasoned with salt, bay leaf,
   onion, and peppercorns.  Shape the meat mixture into
   balls about 2 inches in diameter.  Add to the boiling
   broth and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes.  Remove
   meatballs with a slotted spoon, set aside, and keep
   warm. Gravy:
   To prepare gravy, heat butter in a frypan and stir in
   flour.  Cook for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
   Slowly blend in 2 cups of reserved broth. Add the
   drained capers, lemon juice, and mustard.  Simmer for
   5 minutes. Remove a small amount of the sauce to blend
   with the egg yolk.  Stir egg yolk back into the sauce.
   Season with salt and pepper. To Serve:
   Place reserved meatballs into the gravy and reheat if
   necessary.  Serve on a preheated platter.
  
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