FRIKADELLEN (GERMAN MEAT PATTIES)

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

A very good friend passed this recipe along to me recently. I have read that the German immigrants brought this to America with them in the form of Hamburg steak, which was Americanized to hamburger. So this is a German hamburger.
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Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1
brotchen (german rolls - or you may substitute it with 2 slices of white bread)
2
onions
1 lb
hamburger
1
egg
salt, pepper, paprika to taste
1/4 c
oil

Step-By-Step

1In a small bowl, soak the roll or bread in cold water. Peel the onion and dice it fine.

2Squeeze out the bread and add it along with the onion to the hamburger meat. Add the egg, season with the spices to taste.

3With wet hands form four meat patties. Heat the oil in a large skillet and fry the meat patties on both sides, about 10 minutes or until meat is done.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: German
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
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