Meatballs: Basic Recipe with Variations

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Health Score:
8,0 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
4
Basic recipe for meatballs
1 kaiser roll (day-old)
500 grams mixed Ground meat
2 onions
1 egg
½ teaspoon salt (to taste)
peppers (to taste)
2 tablespoons Margarine
Meatballs with Mandarins
1
1 small jar Mandarin orange
½ bunch fresh Tarragon
Meatballs with Mushrooms
1
4 Radish
100 grams fresh button Mushroom
1 tablespoon Wine vinegar
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
salt
peppers
½ bunch fresh Watercress
Meatballs with Onion Rings
1
2 onions
½ bunch curly-leaf parsley
Meatballs with Peppers
1
Bell pepper (1 red and 1 green)
Meatballs with Beetroot
1
½ jar red Beets
½ bunch fresh Salad burnet
Baked Patties with Cheese
1
8 slices canned Pineapple
8 slices Processed cheese
16 Maraschino cherry
Meatballs with Tomato
1
2 tomatoes
½ bunch Basil
Meatballs with Cabbage
1
150 grams Green cabbage
salt
peppers
1 tablespoon sugar
1 vegetable oil
Meatballs with Fried Egg
1
8 eggs
2 tablespoons butter
ground paprika
Meatballs with Cucumber
1
8 small Pickle
½ bunch Dill
Meatballs with ketchup
1
8 tablespoons Ketchup
½ bunch Chives
Meatballs with Horseradish
1
1 Horseradish
½ bunch parsley
How healthy are the main ingredients?
KetchupMargarinesugarparsleyBasilChives

Preparation steps

1.

Soak the bread in 1/4 liter (approximately 1 cup) lukewarm water. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and knead well with your hands. Squeeze water from bread and mix into the meat mixture. With wet hands, shape 8 meatballs. Heat half the margarine in a heavy pan and fry the meatballs in portions, 4 minutes each side. Remove and keep warm on a plate in the oven.

2.

Variations:

3.

Prepare meatballs using the basic recipe. Drain mandarins well. Separate tarragon leaves. Distribute the mandarins over the meatballs and garnish with tarragon.

4.

Prepare meatballs using the basic recipe. Clean mushrooms, wash radishes and slice both thinly. Combine vinegar, oil, salt and pepper and add vegetables. Leave in the marinade 1/2 hour, then spread on top of the meatballs and garnish with watercress.

5.

Prepare meatballs using the basic recipe. Peel the onions and cut into thin rings. Wash the parsley, shake dry and remove leaves from stems. Distribute onion rings on the meatballs and garnish with parsley.

6.

Prepare meatballs using the basic recipe. Rinse and dry peppers. Cut peppers in half, remove the core, and cut into rings. Spread over the meatballs.

7.

Prepare meatballs using the basic recipe. Drain beetroot well, chop and spread it on the meatballs. Garnish with salad leaves.

8.

Prepare meatballs using the basic recipe. Top each with 1 slice of pineapple and followed by a slice of cheese. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees and bake the meatballs about 8 minutes. Garnish with cherries.

9.

Prepare meatballs using the basic recipe. Wash tomatoes and cut into slices, spread on the meatballs and garnish with basil leaves.

10.

Prepare meatballs using the basic recipe. Cut white cabbage into very fine strips and mix with the remaining ingredients. Marinate at least 1 day and then use to top the meatballs.

11.

Prepare meatballs using the basic recipe.Cook the eggs in portions in a pan with butter and put on top of the meatballs, sprinkle with paprika.

12.

Prepare meatballs using the basic recipe. Cut cucumber into slices and place on the meatballs. Remove dill leaves from tougher stalks and add as garnish on top of the cucumber.

13.

Prepare meatballs using the basic recipe. Top each meatball with 1 tablespoon ketchup and garnish with chives.

14.

Prepare meatballs using the basic recipe. With a sharp knife, slice very fine strips of horseradish and add on top of the meatballs. Garnish with parsley leaves.