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What other ingredients can be added to meatballs besides eggs so that they hold their shape well

Tetiana KoziukLS Food
How to cook meatballs. Source: Pixabay

Meatballs are a delicious meat dish that can be stewed, fried, or added to soup. They are a great substitute for cutlets. In order for meatballs to keep their shape after cooking and not fall apart, you need to add some simple ingredients to the minced meat.

The FoodOboz editorial team has gathered information for you and will tell you what to add and how to cook minced meatballs correctly .

What to add to meatballs

Most housewives add eggs to the base for meatballs and they help to keep the dish in shape. Although they really help the dish to keep its shape, they often make the meatballs stiff.

So, you can use the following ingredients instead of eggs:

Potatoes

How to cook juicy and tender meatballs

Add it raw and be sure to grate it beforehand. They perfectly improve the quality of the minced meat, and make the final taste of the dish more intense.

Semolina

Thanks to semolina, meatballs not only hold their shape but also become very tender and melt in your mouth.

Meatballs that hold their shape

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