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Old 05-19-2009, 12:07 AM   #1  
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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?

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Old 05-19-2009, 12:31 AM   #2  
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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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I bind mine together with tomato puree, no breadcrumbs - works great.

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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.
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I use rolled oats (reg. oatmeal) instead of breadcrumbs in my meatloaf. It works great!
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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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