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Meat Balls

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  Ground beef 1⁄2 Pound
  Ground pork 1⁄2 Pound
  Bread slice 4 (Crusts Removed, Day Old Bread)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 6 Tablespoon
  Onion 1⁄2 , finely chopped
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Nutmeg 1 Dash
  Fine dry breadcrumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Beef broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tomato paste 1 Teaspoon

Combine the meats.
Soak the bread in the milk.
Heat 2 tablespoons butter and saute the onion for 2 minutes.
Squeeze the bread slices as dry as possible and crumble.
Combine meat, bread, salt, pepper, nutmeg and onion and knead together.
Form into 8 balls.
Coat with bread crumbs.
Heat the remaining butter and saute the meat balls until brown on all sides.
Pour out the butter, add the broth and simmer for 15 minutes.
Remove meat balls from the pan.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2403 Calories from Fat 1695

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 190 g292.4%

Saturated Fat 89.6 g448%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 528.1 mg176%

Sodium 2477.3 mg103.2%

Total Carbohydrates 82 g27.4%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g22.1%

Sugars 12 g

Protein 95 g190.6%

Vitamin A 49.2% Vitamin C 13.3%

Calcium 33.5% Iron 50%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Meat Balls Recipe