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Juicy meatballs for pasta, porridge or potatoes: a must-have for dinner

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
The most delicious minced meatballs for lunch. Source: clevelandclinic.org

Instead of fatty cutlets or store-bought sausages, cook juicy meatballs in sauce for lunch. Absolutely any side dish is suitable for them: potatoes, buckwheat, rice. Also, be sure to make a fresh vegetable salad.

The idea of cooking juicy minced meatballs for a hearty lunch is published on the Instagram page of food blogger Yulia (yuliia_mikulich). Chicken meat will not be dry.

Juicy meatballs for pasta, porridge or potatoes: a must-have for dinner

Ingredients for meatballs:

  • minced chicken 500 g
  • white bread/loaf - 100 g
  • small egg - 1 pc.
  • garlic - 1-2 cloves
  • onion (optional)
  • salt, pepper, spices

Ingredients for the sauce:

  • water - 200 g
  • cream 20% - 200 g
  • flour - 1 tbsp
  • soy sauce - 1-2 tbsp
  • herbs
  • salt, pepper, spices

Method of cooking meatballs:

Juicy meatballs for pasta, porridge or potatoes: a must-have for dinner

1. Pour milk or water over bread/loaf and leave for a while.

2. Squeeze out the liquid.

Juicy meatballs for pasta, porridge or potatoes: a must-have for dinner

3. Add egg, grated garlic, onion, salt, pepper, spices, and soaked bread to minced meat.

4. Knead the minced meat thoroughly until smooth.

5. Form small meatballs.

Juicy meatballs for pasta, porridge or potatoes: a must-have for dinner

6. If the minced meat sticks to your hands, shape them with wet hands.

7. Dip the meatballs in flour, heat a frying pan with vegetable oil and fry on all sides until golden brown.

8. Put the fried meatballs in a wide saucepan to stew in the sauce. Or you can cook the meatballs in a frying pan. It's up to you.

Juicy meatballs for pasta, porridge or potatoes: a must-have for dinner

9. For the sauce, dissolve flour in water, add cream, soy sauce, salt, and spices.

10. Mix everything thoroughly.

11. Pour the sauce over the meatballs.

Juicy meatballs for pasta, porridge or potatoes: a must-have for dinner

12. Bring to a boil and cook until the dish thickens and the meatballs are cooked. It will take about 10 minutes.

13. At the end of cooking, add herbs.

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