Meatballs


Meatballs
Used in several recipes like couscous, meatballs can also be a dish on thier own. The secret of this recipe is in the mix of two different kinds of meat with a little Parmesan. Note that it's a dish children always love.
192,3394.2/5 for 20 ratings
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 50 meatballs, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 25 meatballs 50 meatballs 100 meatballs 150 meatballs

How long does it take?

Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
43 min.43 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
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Prepare 1 onion, peel, wash and cut in pieces 1 garlic clove.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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Chop them with 1 bunch parsley.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
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Cut 250 g belly (streaky) bacon into pieces, remove and discard rind and hard parts.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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Mince bacon pieces in your mincer or food processor.

if you don't have one, ask your butcher to do it for you.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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Mix together minced bacon, parsley, garlic, and onion, add 250 g minced beef, 1 egg and 3 tablespoons Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan). Salt, pepper, and mix well.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
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Take about a tablespoonful of this mixture.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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Roll it in your hands to get an even ball.

Stage 8 - 15 min.
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Put the ball on a tray, and carry on like this with the rest of the mixture.

You can use the meatballs straight away, or freeze them for later use.

Remarks

If you don't like bacon, you can replace it with veal or any other meat of your choice.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,454 Kcal or 10,274 Kj94 gr32 gr217 gr
123 %36 %3 %33 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
326 Kcal or 1,365 Kj12 gr4 gr29 gr
16 %5 %<1 %4 %
Per meatballs
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
49 Kcal or 205 Kj2 gr1 gr4 gr
2 %1 %<1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Belly (streaky) baconBelly (streaky) bacon: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Eggs Arsène, Winemaker's toast, Tartiflette, Confit of carrots with bacon, Hamburgers, ... All
Minced beefMinced beef: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Stuffed tomatoes and courgettes, Gisèle's Pasties, Hamburgers, Gratin Parmentier, Bolognaise lasagne, ... All
Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan)Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style, Curried prawn risotto, Coriander and cashew nut pesto, Pesto crackers, Crispy rolls with chicken and leek, ... All
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