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Appears in
The Daily Mail Modern British Cookbook

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1998

  • About

Meatballs are universal throughout Scandinavia and really in any part of the world where meat production was limited, since they are a way of making the best of not-very-good meat.


  • 225 g/ 8 oz minced beef
  • 115 g/ 4


Put the minced beef and pork in a large bowl together with the breadcrumbs, eggs, chopped parsley, salt, pepper and sugar.

Fry the onion gently in the butter until soft. Add to the other ingredients in the bowl and mix well, adding a little lager if the mixture is too dry (if, for example, you overdid it with the breadcrumbs). Roll into walnut-sized balls.

Fry the meatballs for