Beef Meatballs: College Cooking 101 Part 1

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Sep. 25, 2012

UC Berkeley student, Katie, visits the Ask a kitchen to learn how to make great food with dorm room appliances. In Part 1 of this episode, Ryan shows Katie how to make turkey meatballs that can be used many ways.


Beef 500 Gram , minced
Oregano 2 Teaspoon
Chili powder 2 Teaspoon
Garlic powder 2 Teaspoon
Thyme 2 Teaspoon



1.In a large bowl place the meat and add oregano, chili powder, garlic powder and thyme.

2.Mix it well with your hands and prepare small meat balls out of this mixture.

3.In a steamer, put the meat balls and let them cook for some time.

4. Once cooked, use a portion of the meat balls to mix them with teriyaki sauce and pineapple bits. Use the remaining meat balls to mix with marinara sauce and cooked noodles of any kind.


6. In a serving plate, serve the Teriyaki meat balls on a bed of sticky rice. To serve the marinara meat balls with noodles, sprinkle some extra cheese on top.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1080Calories from Fat 562

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 63 g96.9%

Saturated Fat 23 g115%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 376 mg15.67%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 10 g40%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 107 g214%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet