My mom made this with mash potatoes and tomato gravy or side to vegetable stew. They can be put into a sandwich or eaten on there on. —anka
ground beef or pork ( or mix )
slices bread or two rolls
medium onion, diced and sauteed
oil for onion
cloves garlic minced
chopped fresh parsley
oil for frying
flour for dredging
In This Recipe
Saute onion with 2 tbsp oil for 6-7 minutes until nice and golden
Soak the bread in the milk for 5 minutes until saturated, then squeeze out the excess liquid.
In a mixing bowl mix ground meat, soaked bread, sauteed onion, eggs, garlic, parsley, salt and black pepper.
Use a 1/3 measuring cup to scoop mixture and roll into a ball.
Place the balls in the flour and gently dredge to coat. Put the coated rolls in a single layer on a baking sheet, reserve the leftover flour, you will need when you make the patties.
Heat oil in a frying pan, press balls into patties, if are to wet dredge them into reserved flour, carefully slip the patty into the hot oil. Do not overcrowd.
Fry until get a light brown colour ( 2 minutes ), then turn the patty and fry on the other side.
Take out and put on a baking sheet, when you finish with browning put them in the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes at 350 F.