Showing posts from July, 2016

Danish meatballs

Mr Bball and recently completed an A-Z country challenge, cooking recipes from a range of countries including Zambia, Yemen, Brazil and Denmark. This Danish recipe was one of the most interesting. I enjoyed it but Mr Bball wasn’t a fan. It is a perfect winter dish – delicious moist meatballs with a curry gravy served with rice, mashed potato or crusty bread to soak up every last bit. Best consumed under a blanket on the couch watching a movie on a rainy day.
The interesting thing about this recipe is that you boil the meatballs – this cooking approach kept them moist.

Meatballs: 300g pork250g beef½ cup milk1 large onion, finely diced5 tablespoons flour½ teaspoon pepper1 tablespoon salt1 egg
Curry sauce: 1 tablespoon olive oil1 large onion finely diced35g butter3 tablespoons flour2 tablespoons curry powder2.5 cups water from boiling the meatballs3 tablespoons yoghurt1 teaspoon saltSqueeze lemon
To make the meatballs: Cook the onions until translucent – allow to cookM…

Greek open meatball sandwich

Beer brewing is a hobby of ours but to be honest, our beer brewing efforts are a little infrequent. Nevertheless we had my brother and sister-in-law over for a brew day and when thinking about what to serve for lunch, a Greek style open meatball sandwich instantly came to mind. What better to accompany our vigorous beer brewing efforts?
This meatball recipe is moist and tasty and together with a yoghurt sauce, wholemeal roll and salad, not too bad for your waistline! I don’t fry my meatballs, I cook them on a non-stick pan with oil spray.

Ingredients: 1 onion3 cloves garlic (2 for the meatball and 1 for the sauce)2 small chilies5 tablespoons Greek yoghurt (2 for the meatball and 3 for the sauce)500g mince beef2 tablespoons chopped parsley1 teaspoon saltSqueeze lemon1 teaspoon chopped mintWholemeal bread (or your choice of bread or roll)LettuceTomatoCucumberChili sauce (optional).
Method: Mince the onion in a food processorCut 2 cloves of garlic and chilies finelyAdd the minced onion, ga…