Watermelon Meatballs !

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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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

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  • 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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How to Make Watermelon Meatballs !

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!

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About Watermelon Meatballs !

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




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