Potato Chip Meatballs with Mushroom Gravy
1 1/2 pounds ground beef
1 envelope dry onion soup mix
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 cup crushed potato chips
2 cloves garlic, crushed fine
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 cup light cream
1 teaspoon oil
2 tablespoons butter
1 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 3/4 cups beef broth
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
Combine beef, soup mix, allspice, crushed potato chips, garlic, oregano and 1/2 cup light cream; mix well and form into small meatballs.
Add oil to skillet and brown meatballs on all sides. Remove from skillet and set aside.
Add butter to same skillet and add mushroom slices, sprinkle with salt and sauté until soft and lightly browned.
Stir cornstarch into beef broth and add to mushrooms; cook until mixture thickens.
Return meatballs to skillet and simmer for 5 minutes.
Add 1/2 cup heavy cream and heat through but do not boil.
Serve over mashed potatoes or cooked rice.
Yield: 8 servings