Homemade meatballs are tasty to eat but can be time consuming to make. The following tips and recipes will help you celebrate your meatball mania.
Select your favorite meatball recipe and follow the directions on how to make up the meatball mixture.
Place the meatball mixture onto a clean, flat surface.
A cutting board is particularly good to use as you will be using a knife to cut the meatballs.
Flatten the meatball mixture out evenly in a square.
Cut the meat into squares using a sharp knife.
Choose whether to leave the meatballs in square shapes or roll them into round shapes.
The square “meatballs” are not as pretty but are quicker to make.
Place the meatballs onto a greased baking sheet.
Bake at 400°F or for approximately 30 minutes or until the meatballs test done.
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Add 1 tablespoon butter
to a large skillet. Melt the butter.
Saute the chopped onion
in the melted butter until the onion is tender. This should take 1 to 2 minutes.
in the melted butter until the onion is tender.
Mix to combine. Let mixture stand 1 to 2 minutes.
Add the breadcrumbs and water to a large mixing bowl.
, white pepper and sugar to a mixing bowl.
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Add the ground beef, ground pork, sauteed onion, salt, allspice
This should take about 10 minutes.
Turn the mixer to high speed and beat the mixture until light and fluffy.
You can also shape the meatballs by dipping two spoons in ice cold water before shaping them into small meatballs. They should look like large marbles.
Shape meatballs following the suggested method.
to the skillet and heat.
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Add the melted butter
the meatballs in the hot butter. Shake the pan often so all sides of the meatballs are evenly browned.
the meatballs in the hot butter.
Bring to a boil while stirring vigorously to remove the browned bits of meat in the skillet.
Drain browned meatballs on paper towels.
Add the beef consomme to the skillet.
Cook the beef consomme until thickened, about 10 to 15 minutes.
Add the meatballs to a pretty serving dish.
Pour the thickened beef consomme over the meatballs.
Add the torn bread to a mixing bowl.
Pour milk over the torn bread and let stand 5 minutes.
Add the egg, beef, cheese, basil, oregano, salt and pepper to the meat mixture.
Mix to combine.
Shape into meatballs using the suggested quick method.
Bake the meatballs for approximately 30 minutes at 400°F or 204°C, or until meatballs test done.
Pour your favorite spaghetti sauce into a saucepan.
Drop meatballs into the saucepan.
Simmer meatball mixture for approximately 20 minutes.
Serve over hot cooked spaghetti.