Watermelon Meatballs !

Colleen Sowa

By
@colleenlucky7

I liked the Fried Watermelon so much that I developed several other recipes using watermelon rind.

No more wasting the watermelon rind!

These Meatballs taste great!


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Comments:

Serves:

depends how big you make them (I make 1 inch balls) about 100.

Prep:

8 Hr 45 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Pan Fry

Ingredients

MEATBALL MIXTURE

8 slice
bread (crumbled fine)
4
eggs
1/4 c
water
3 lb
ground beef
1 large
onion (minced small)
2 lb
bulk italian sausage
1 Tbsp
each: basil and oregano (both dried)
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
black pepper
1 1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
2
sleeves of saltine crackers (crushed well)

WATERMELON

2 1/2 c
watermelon rind (prepared as described in ***notes)
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 Tbsp
margarine

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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Watermelon Rind: Cut the day before, into 1/4 inch thick strips, then cut strips into 1/4 inch pieces. Soak in salt water over night.

The next day: Rinse and drain well.

Saute in 1 Tbs. olive oil and 1 Tbs. margarine. Cooking until very tender. Cool. Add to meatball mixture.
2
Mix all meatball ingredients together. Form into balls. Cook until done in skillet. (about 10 to 15 minutes).
3
Serve as you would any meatballs!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Meat Appetizers, Pork
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Italian