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Saturday, March 21, 2015

Ostrich Frikkadels Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

Ostrich recipes

Ostrich Frikkadels spaghetti and meatballs recipe

Frikkadel is the Afrikaans word for a meatball and ostrich is a very popular meat eaten in Southern Africa.

Ostrich meat is very lean with very low fat content and is a healthier red meat. Frikkadel ostrich meatballs is a very versatile recipe used for spaghetti and meatballs, stews, sandwiches and in any of dish as a substitute for beef.

Ostrich Frikkadels Spaghetti and Meatballs

1 pound ground ostrich meat     
1 onion finely chopped
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon minced fresh mint
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flake
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ginger
1/2 cup fine breadcrumbs

In a large bowl mix all ingredients well and form into equal size balls. In a large frying pan set to medium heat, add 1 tablespoon olive oil cook covered 5 minutes and uncovered 10 minutes until cooked through. Serve as an appetizer, a meatball sandwich with homemade barbeque sauce or as spaghetti and meatballs.

Ostrich Frikkadels Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

What does ostrich taste like

Ostrich meat tastes like beef and is used for frying, stewing, sautéing or in any of dish as a substitute for beef.

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