Gehaktballen: Dutch meatballs

Recipe by Carol H
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SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix the meat with the egg, bread, onion, salt and spices and form 4-5 meatballs.
  • Chill for about 30 minutes.
  • Make into 4-6 meatballs.
  • Heat the butter and brown the meatballs for about 15 minutes, turning them a couple of times.
  • Reduce the heat to simmer and cook the meatballs for another 15 minutes, turning a few times.
  • Remove the meatballs, add the water or beef stock and bring to a high heat. Add a little ketjap manis or Maggi seasoning to the mixture and you will have a lovely gravy to serve with the meatballs.
  • NOTES : Some people coat the meatballs with breadcrumbs before frying.
  • We soak the bread in a bit of milk, and then press out the milk from the bread before adding to the ground beef.
  • We almost always use just the ground beef, and it is very good.
  • This is good served with homefries and lots of mayonnaise.
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