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Danish Appetizer Meat Balls

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Ingredients
  Ground beef 3⁄4 Pound
  Ground pork 1⁄4 Pound
  Onion 1 Small, grated
  Dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fine dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Marjoram 1⁄8 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Marjoram leaf 1⁄8 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Eggs 2
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vegetable shortening 3 Tablespoon
  Condensed beef consomme 10 1⁄2 Ounce
Directions

MAKING
1. In a medium-size bowl combine ground beef and pork with onion, bread crumbs, seasonings, eggs and milk by mixing lightly with a fork and shape into 48 small balls.
2. In a large frying pan brown the balls in the shortening a few at a time.
3. From the pan drain off all the fat and return the meat balls.
4. Pour over consommé and simmer with cover for 15 minutes such that cooked through.
5. Using a slotted spoon, remove the meat balls and keep hot.

SERVING
6. Take a chafing dish or heated serving bowl pile meat balls
7. Pour sauce Piquante or any tomato based sauce over them if desired or serve separately with a garnish of frond of fresh dill.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Browned
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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