Ostrich Frikkadels spaghetti and meatballs recipe
Frikkadel is the Afrikaans word for a meatball and ostrich is very popular meat eaten in Southern Africa.
Ostrich meat is very lean with very low-fat content and is 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.