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Veal Meatballs

with Yogurt Dip

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Veal Meatballs

Veal Meatballs - Juicy fried meatballs seasoned with capers

40 min.


for 2 servings
1 small Red onion
1 small Garlic clove
2 tablespoons Canola oil
1 ounce Caper
10 ounces lean ground Veal
1 tablespoon Breadcrumbs
1 Egg
½ bunch Chives
3 sprigs Chervil
3 sprigs Dill
1 Lemon
5 ounces low-fat Yogurt (low-fat)
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Kitchen utensils

1 Skillet, 1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Fine grater, 1 Sieve, 1 Slotted spatula, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Fork

Preparation steps

Step 1/8
Veal Meatballs preparation step 1

Peel the onion and garlic and finely chop. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a pan and cook onion and garlic until translucent, stirring frequently. Allow to cool.

Step 2/8
Veal Meatballs preparation step 2

Drain the capers and finely chop.

Step 3/8
Veal Meatballs preparation step 3

Mix ground veal with capers, breadcrumbs, onion, garlic and egg. Generously season with salt and pepper.

Step 4/8
Veal Meatballs preparation step 4

Form with wet hands into 4 patties. Cover and chill until ready to use. 

Step 5/8
Veal Meatballs preparation step 5

Rinse herbs and shake dry. Thinly slice chives. Pluck chervil and dill leaves and finely chop.

Step 6/8
Veal Meatballs preparation step 6

Rinse lemon with hot water, pat dry, finely grate the zest and squeeze out the juice.

Step 7/8
Veal Meatballs preparation step 7

Stir together yogurt with herbs and lemon zest. Season with salt, pepper and lemon juice.

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Veal Meatballs preparation step 8

Heat the remaining oil in a pan over medium heat. Cook the meatballs until golden brown on each side, 4-5 minutes. Serve immediately with the dipping sauce.