Ragout de Boulettes (Pork Meatball Stew) Recipe

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Danny Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Ragout de Boulettes (Pork Meatball Stew)

The whole family will love this French-Canadian meatball stew. It’s made with ground pork seasoned with cinnamon, cloves, and ground mustard.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 6 minutes
Total: 1 hour 26 minutes



  • ¼cupall-purpose flour
  • 2lbsground pork
  • 1onion,finely chopped
  • ¼tspground cloves
  • ¼tspground cinnamon
  • ¼tspground mustard powder
  • salt and ground black pepper,to taste
  • ¼cupbutter
  • 4cupsboiling water


  1. Place flour in a saucepan or small skillet. Heat over medium-high heat, whisking constantly for 6 to 7 minutes until light brown. Remove from heat.

  2. Mix pork, onion, cloves, ground cinnamon, mustard powder, salt, and pepper in a mixing bowl. Shape in small meatballs. Sprinkle the meatballs with about half of the toasted flour.

  3. Melt butter in a saucepan, add meatballs, and cook until browned. Stir in water, cover, and let simmer for 1 hour.


  • Calories: 496.29kcal
  • Fat: 39.86g
  • Saturated Fat: 16.79g
  • Trans Fat: 0.31g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 16.30g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.22g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.76g
  • Fiber: 0.85g
  • Sugar: 0.92g
  • Protein: 26.51g
  • Cholesterol: 129.20mg
  • Sodium: 804.64mg
  • Calcium: 40.64mg
  • Potassium: 488.07mg
  • Iron: 1.75mg
  • Vitamin A: 68.02µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.61mg
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