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Deep Fried Meal Ball

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Everything you need in one ball!
skill level
Easy
time
1-30min
servings
1
cost
$
If you're looking for a hearty dinner fix, look no further. This ball has it all -- meat, vegetables, and even pasta.
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ingredients
  • For the Meal Ball:
  • Brussels sprouts (blanched and cooled)
  • ground beef (browned)
  • macaroni and cheese
  • flour (for dredging)
  • fry batter
  • For the Fry Batter:
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon malt vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 12 ounce water
  • 3-4 drops yellow food coloring
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step-by-step directions We've Made Cooking As Easy As 1-2-3! printer friendly version 
  • 1
    1 cup flour
    1 tablespoon malt vinegar
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1 teaspoon salt
    12 ounce water
    3-4 drops yellow food coloring
    For the Fry Batter: Mix batter ingredients to the consistency of custard.
  • 2
    Brussels sprouts (blanched and cooled)
    ground beef (browned)
    macaroni and cheese
    For the Meal Ball: Using hands to mold the ball, coat the blanched Brussels sprout with the browned ground beef. Next cover the ground beef with a layer of macaroni and cheese. (The ball should be about the size of a baseball.)
  • 3
    flour (for dredging)
    fry batter
    Dredge the ball in flour then coat with the fry batter.
  • 4
     
    Drop in the fryer and cook until golden brown.
 
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