"While growing up, my Polish-Russian grandmother, who lived with our family, made these little meat patties quite often and they were a family favorite. Here is my rendition, from what I remember when cooking with Grandma, as she never wrote the recipe down. The patties were always served with mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, and, of course, plenty of ketchup for the patties." — LYNNINMA
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1 1/3 pounds
lean ground beef
milk cracker crumbs
sweet yellow onion, minced
egg, well beaten
1 1/4 teaspoons
freshly ground black pepper
vegetable shortening for frying
If you enjoy a plainer type of meat patty, then this is for you. I personally enjoy things with more flavor. I would try a recipe with a lot more seasonings next time.
Although I have not tried these it is basically the same recipe I use. The only exceptions are I use the trinity of meat: beef, pork and veal. I also brown the patties then put them in the oven covered with cream of mushroom soup for about an hour. Great memories and great meal.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Eastern European Kotlety
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 168
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