Hi, Today we have a delicious dish, this dish is very famous called meatballs. So meatballs dish is very traditional and very popular around the world. Every place in the world has different ingredients to make this delicious dish. Stay with me here I will show you how to make meat balls in the most wonderful way that makes you return to our blog every time you want to make it.
Another thing, meatballs can join many recipes. What I mean by that is some people make meatballs with spaghetti and some with soup etc… But in this article, we will make it with mashed potatoes. Stay focused.
Here before we start let’s talk about some tips you better know before start preparing the meatballs recipe.
What are traditional meatballs made of?
When we talk about traditional, it is better if you use beef or lamb and some people even use deer meat. But if you don’t have those or maybe a little expensive you can use chicken.
Should meatballs have breadcrumbs?
One of the secrets for preparing meat balls without mistakes is to use breadcrumbs because it helps to bind the meat together. If you put the meatballs inside the pan and you noticed the balls are inconsistent with each other, you have to add the breadcrumbs. The amount of breadcrumbs depends on the type of meat you use, so you have to estimate the quantity on your own.
Do you have to put eggs in meatballs?
When you talk about meatballs, you have to think about them as dense and spongy meatballs. Of course, also you want them light, airy meatballs. So eggs will do the job but do not over-add eggs, all the mix will need only one or two.
So without any further ado, let’s begin making meat balls with mashed potatoes.
How to make meat balls with mashed potato
Ingredients for mashed potato
Ingredients for meatballs
Firstly, we start with meatballs. Bring a bowl, and bring all the ingredients of meatball you will find them above. Put the beef, minced onion, garlic, salt, black pepper, egg, mustard, and breadcrumbs.
Secondly, mix all the previous ingredients in the bowl. You can use whatever you one, but it is better if you mix it with your hands to feel if the mixture bind well or not.
Thirdly, here we will make balls with the mixture that we made before. It is better if you use your hands to make the meat balls all the same. With these ingredients, it will make approximately 25 balls. Actually, it depends on the size of the balls that you make.
After that, in another bowl, put the white flour. Then, put the meatballs inside the flour until they completely covered.
Next, bring a pan put a little oil and butter in it. Wait until the butter melts. Add all the meat balls to the pan and here it is better if you use a large pan to put all the meatballs together.
After that, let the meatballs fry and flip them from while to while until their color changes to orange.
Next, put the chicken broth cube in a glass of water, mix them well together, and add the mixture to the pan of meatballs. Let them cook well on medium heat.
Then, add the cooking cream to the pan, mix them all together and let them cook. After the meat balls are cooked put them aside.
Here, let's start with the mashed potatoes. First, cut the potatoes into little pieces and you can use the amount you want. Put the potatoes in a pressure cooker. Add 1 garlic clove and the paper of bay laurel.
Second, add the water until the potatoes covered. Put the pressure cooker on the heat. Wait until almost all the water has gone. Then add cheese, butter, and salt. Mix all the ingredients with a mixer.
After a wail, add the hot milk. The amount of milk depends on you, if you want the mashed potatoes the mixture thick or not.
Finally, bring a dish, put some mashed potatoes and add meatballs to it and serve it hot. Cheers!!!