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Chinese Style Stewed Meatballs

 
One serving costs about $1.86

$1.86 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 gluten-free,dairy-free,gluten free,dairy free lunch,main course,main dish,dinner Chinese,Asian
spoonacular Score:58%

Spoonacular Score: 58%

 

Chinese Style Stewed Meatballs might be just the main course you are searching for. This recipe serves 4. Watching your figure? This gluten free and dairy free recipe has 638 calories, 26g of protein, and 54g of fat per serving. For $1.86 per serving, this recipe covers 25% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 1 person were impressed by this recipe. This recipe from Foodista requires salt, soy sauce, sesame oil, and salt. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly roughly 45 minutes. This recipe is typical of Chinese cuisine. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 57%. This score is pretty good. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Stewed Pork Meatballs And Escarole With Crisped Shiitakes, Greek-Style Stewed Chicken, and Southern-Style Stewed Tomatoes.

Ingredients

Servings:
14.11 oz
14.11 oz ground beef
ground beef
2.82 oz
2.82 oz ground pork
ground pork
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps water
water
0.5 cup
0.5 cup canola oil
canola oil
1.32 lb
1.32 lb napa cabbage
napa cabbage
1 cup
1 cup beef stock
beef stock
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp green onion
green onion
1 tsp
1 tsp ginger
ginger
1
1  egg
egg
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps baking soda
baking soda
0.5 Tbsps
0.5 Tbsps soy sauce
soy sauce
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps salt
salt
0.5 Tbsps
0.5 Tbsps shaoxing wine
shaoxing wine
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp cornstarch
cornstarch
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp soy sauce
soy sauce
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps sugar
sugar
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps cornstarch
cornstarch
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps sesame oil
sesame oil
14.11 oz ground beef
14.11 oz
ground beef
2.82 oz ground pork
2.82 oz
ground pork
3 Tbsps water
3 Tbsps
water
0.5 cup canola oil
0.5 cup
canola oil
1.32 lb napa cabbage
1.32 lb
napa cabbage
1 cup beef stock
1 cup
beef stock
1 Tbsp green onion
1 Tbsp
green onion
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp
ginger
1  egg
1
egg
0.25 tsps baking soda
0.25 tsps
baking soda
0.5 Tbsps soy sauce
0.5 Tbsps
soy sauce
0.25 tsps salt
0.25 tsps
salt
0.5 Tbsps shaoxing wine
0.5 Tbsps
shaoxing wine
1 Tbsp cornstarch
1 Tbsp
cornstarch
1 Tbsp soy sauce
1 Tbsp
soy sauce
0.5 tsps sugar
0.5 tsps
sugar
2 Tbsps cornstarch
2 Tbsps
cornstarch
0.5 tsps sesame oil
0.5 tsps
sesame oil

Equipment

food processor
food processor
frying pan
frying pan
food processor
food processor
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

Grind ground beef and pork in a food processor with cold water for about 1 minute until the mixture comes together smoothly. Add the seasonings for the meatballs to the mixture, and using your fingers blend them into the mixture until it comes together. Slice the Napa cabbage into large pieces. Stir fry with 2 tablespoons oil and season with 1/3 teaspoon salt. Cover and cook until the cabbage is soft but still has bite to it. Remove to a platter and keep warm. Heat the remaining oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Wet hands with water and form ball from about 2 to 3 tablespoons of meat mixture. Drop the meatballs to the hot pan and press slightly on top of each meatballs. Cook each side approximate 3-4 minutes, or until they are golden brown. Drain off the oil from the skillet. Pour 1 cup of beef stock to the skillet, add soy sauce, salt, and sugar. Let it boil then simmer fro 2 minutes. Adjust the seasoning if needed at this time. Thicken the sauce with the mixture of cornstarch and water, stir continuously until the sauce thicken. Splash sesame oil and sprinkle chopped green onions on top. Place meatballs over Napa cabbage on the platter.

Read the detailed instructions on Foodista.com – The Cooking Encyclopedia Everyone Can Edit

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.86
Ingredient
400 grams ground beef
80 grams ground pork
½ cups canola oil
600 grams napa cabbage
1 cup beef stock
1 tablespoon green onion
1 teaspoon ginger
1 egg
½ tablespoons soy sauce
½ tablespoons shaoxing wine
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon soy sauce
2 tablespoons cornstarch
½ teaspoons sesame oil
Price
$3.10
$0.53
$0.30
$1.99
$0.77
$0.04
$0.01
$0.24
$0.06
$0.12
$0.03
$0.12
$0.07
$0.05
$7.44

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you're following a gluten-free diet, be sure to find a gluten-free soy sauce!

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • Some bouillon/stock products contain gluten, some don't. If you are following a gluten-free diet, always read product labels carefully.

  • If you prefer lean meat and you can't find ground pork (which is generally leaner than ground beef), look for extra lean ground beef, ground turkey, or even ground bison.

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Price Tips

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

  • The price of ground beef is going up. Beans and lentils, on the other hand, are both cheap and filling. Depending on the recipe, you might be able to add beans or lentils to stretch out your beef.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure you cook ground meat thoroughly. Grinding meat creates a lot of surface area that bacteria can grow on, so eating undercooked ground meat poses a real health risk.

  • Corn starch, potato starch, arrowroot powder, and tapioca powder are all comparable in terms of thickening ability, so you can usually substitute them 1:1. Flour, on the other hand, is only half as effective, so if you are using flour instead of corn starch or one of the others named, you'll need to use twice as much.

  • Keeping ginger on hand all the time doesn't mean you have to buy bottled ginger. Instead, freeze fresh ginger whole and grate what you need while its still frozen.

  • Corn starch can be added directly to cold liquids, but to avoid lumps corn starch must be mixed with a cold liquid (usually water or stock) before it can be added to hot liquids like soup or gravy. This mixture of corn starch in a cold liquid is called a "slurry."

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Green Tips

  • Choose organic, grassfed beef whenever possible. If you're worried about your grocery budget, try eating a few vegetarian meals so you can afford better meat!

  • According to the Non-GMO Project, about 90% of the canola oil in the United States is made from genetically modified rapeseed, so if this issue is important to you be sure to buy certified organic or certified GMO-free canola oil!

  • Choose organic, pasture raised pork to avoid antibiotics, hormones, and genetically modified feed. It is better for your health, for the animals, and for the planet. If you're worried about your grocery budget, try eating vegetarian meals more often during the week so you can splurge on better meat on the weekends.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
638k Calories
25g Protein
54g Total Fat
12g Carbs
19% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
638k
32%

Fat
54g
83%

  Saturated Fat
11g
74%

Carbohydrates
12g
4%

  Sugar
3g
3%

Cholesterol
126mg
42%

Sodium
818mg
36%

Alcohol
0.3g
2%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
25g
51%

Vitamin K
89µg
85%

Vitamin C
40mg
50%

Vitamin B6
0.81mg
41%

Vitamin B12
2µg
40%

Vitamin E
5mg
37%

Selenium
25µg
36%

Zinc
5mg
35%

Folate
135µg
34%

Vitamin B3
6mg
33%

Phosphorus
287mg
29%

Potassium
831mg
24%

Vitamin B2
0.39mg
23%

Vitamin B1
0.28mg
19%

Iron
3mg
18%

Manganese
0.34mg
17%

Calcium
150mg
15%

Magnesium
49mg
12%

Vitamin A
552IU
11%

Vitamin B5
0.99mg
10%

Copper
0.18mg
9%

Fiber
1g
8%

Vitamin D
0.32µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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