Mini Meatballs on Skewers

  • 19.10.2015.
  • Easy
  • 8
  • 60 min

These skewered small meatballs will delight all you grill fans and inspire you to explore many different ways of combining tasty pieces of meat and vegetables on a skewer.

Ingredients

  • 1 kg ground pork
  • 100 g onion
  • 1 chili pepper
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 Vegeta Twist for pork
  • 50 ml white wine
  • 4 tbsp cooking oil

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Combine ground pork with finely chopped onions, chopped-up chili pepper, minced garlic and Vegeta Twist Pork. Moisten with a little dry white wine and mix well until blended. Leave in a cool spot to rest for about 30 minutes.
  2. 2.
    Use your hands to shape into bite-sized meatballs, pierce each meatball with a skewer and slightly flatten by hand.
  3. 3.
    Lightly grease a large skillet with oil and shallow-fry the meatballs over medium heat until done, or alternatively arrange the skewered meatballs on a baking tray lined with parchment paper and bake in a moderate oven at 180 °C for 20 to 30 minutes.

Serving

Serve these tasty mini ground pork skewers with crispy jacket potatoes and a simple tossed salad.

Advice

You can use the same method to make chevapchici (oblong shapes), burgers or shish-kebabs.

Energy and nutritive values

Energy and nutritive values are calculated for one serving (i.e. for 1 person). If it is a dessert, energy and nutritive values have been calculated for 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 397 / 1.659 - -
Fat g 33,35 - -
- saturated fatty acids g 10,63 - -
- monounsaturated fatty acids g 13,13 - -
- polyunsaturated fatty acids g 6,87 - -
Carbohydrates g 1,77 - -
Dietary fibre g 0,25 - -
Protein g 21,49 - -
Salt g 0,03 0 0
Vitamin A μg 143,13 4 3
Vitamin D μg 15,00 8 8
Pantothenic acid mg 0,85 12 12
Potassium mg 384,53 10 10
Calcium mg 20,95 2 2
Phosphorus mg 224,09 28 28

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)