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05-19-2009, 12:07 AM
Join Date: Mar 2009
Can I make meatballs without breadcrumbs? Will they hold together enough? In essence could I just use meat and some finely diced onion and bell pepper and spices?
Mini Goal: 8 lbs. gone by Sept. 3rd
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05-19-2009, 12:31 AM
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Woodland, CA
Height: 5' 8"
I have never put breadcrumbs in my meatballs - they end up fine for me. Just don't overwork the meat!
I keep mine moist with grated onion and zucchini...yum!
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05-19-2009, 04:16 AM
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: South Yorkshire, UK
I bind mine together with tomato puree, no breadcrumbs - works great.
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05-19-2009, 07:34 AM
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I use a couple of egg whites to help hold it together.
Oh and I love the idea of the grated zucchini. Thanks Amanda.
05-20-2009, 10:34 AM
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I use rolled oats (reg. oatmeal) instead of breadcrumbs in my meatloaf. It works great!
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05-20-2009, 10:37 AM
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I do the same as RR--just egg whites usually. I use ground turkey that is pre-seasoned. I am not sure if that makes a difference.
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