How much to fry and stew meatballs

Fry the meatballs for 10 minutes , then simmer in the sauce covered for 30 minutes .

How to stew meatballs hedgehogs


Minced meat (pork, beef or mixture) – half a kilo
Steamed rice – 1 cup
Onion – 1 head
Dill – 1 small bunch
Chicken egg – 1 piece
Sour cream – 200 grams
Tomato ketchup – 200 grams
Kefir 1% – 1 cup
Vegetable oil – 3 tablespoons
Salt and pepper – to taste

How to cook hedgehog meatballs

Minced meat, if frozen, defrost. Boil the rice, put it in a colander. Wash the dill and chop finely. Peel the onion and chop finely. Combine rice with minced meat, dill, onion, chicken egg, add salt and pepper. Mix well with your hands for 5-7 minutes. Insist 5 minutes.

Blind hedgehogs – each hedgehog from a tablespoon (without a slide) of minced meat. Heat up a frying pan, add oil. Lay the hedgehogs on the pan so that they do not touch each other. Fry, turning, 10 minutes.

Mix sour cream, tomato ketchup, kefir and 1 glass of water. Pour the fried hedgehogs with the prepared sauce and simmer for 20 minutes after the sauce boils.

Serve hedgehogs ideally with boiled pasta, mashed potatoes, fried zucchini.

How to cook meatballs without rice

Minced pork – 500 grams
Onions – 1 piece
Milk – 250 milliliters
Chicken egg – 1 piece
Breadcrumbs – 50 grams
Salt and pepper – to taste
Sunflower oil – 5 tablespoons

How to fry meatballs without rice
1. Chop the onion into cubes and fry until softness in a small amount of milk, salt and pepper.
2. Pour crackers with the remaining milk.
3. Mix minced meat, onion and crackers in a deep bowl.
4. Form balls with a diameter of 3-5 centimeters and fry them for 15 minutes over high heat until a crust forms, stirring constantly.

Sauces for hedgehog meatballs

Creamy sauce (“Bechamel”)
Put a cube of butter with a side of 3 centimeters on a hot frying pan, melt, add 1 tablespoon of flour and mix thoroughly (very quickly!) Pour in 1 glass of milk with continuous stirring and simmer the sauce until the desired consistency. Salt the sauce at the end of cooking.

Cheese sauce
Heat a teaspoon of oil in a frying pan, fry a tablespoon of flour, pour half a glass of hot milk, half a glass of broth (everything with constant stirring). Boil the sauce until the desired consistency is obtained. Then remove the sauce from the heat and mix with grated cheese.

Cream cheese sauce
Pour the fried hedgehogs with drinking 10% cream (300 milliliters), sprinkle with slices of melted cheese on top (5 cheeses are needed), stir the sauce often when stewing the hedgehogs.

– Triple minced meat is considered the most delicious for meatballs – pork, lamb and beef.

– To reduce the calorie content of the dish, it is necessary to exclude the use of minced pork.

– In cooking, there are several similar dishes, from which meatballs have some features: they differ from “hedgehogs” in the absence of rice, which is added with minced “hedgehogs”; meatballs differ from meatballs in size (3-5 centimeters in diameter), the presence of additional ingredients, such as rice and vegetables, and stewing in sauce; meatballs differ from meatballs in the use of minced meat in the recipe,

– The cost of meatballs according to our recipe is 250 rubles. (price is for June 2016).

– Calorie meatballs – 158-170 kcal / 100 grams.