A delicious recipe for gourmets

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Hedgehogs in the people called meatballs of differentcooking. They are actually similar to these prickly animals and look especially appetizing when minced rice is sticking out of minced meat in all directions. Beginners, asking the question of how to do hedgehogs, first of all, are interested in how to achieve exactly such external forms. And, it would seem, how can you diversify a dish consisting of only a few components? We will try to dissuade the skeptics and by the end of this article show that the recipe for hedgehogs can be very diverse.

So, first we'll see how to make hedgehogsusual. To do this, let's take 400 grams of the prepared forcemeat, already mixed with onions, salt and other spices. Preparation of meat hedgehogs is possible from any minced meat, so we will not focus on meat varieties. To this amount of minced meat will need to cook half a cup of rice, 2 tablespoons of tomato paste, a quarter of a teaspoon of salt and a scented black pepper. Rice put the cook and take it off the fire when it is half ready. You need to try not to digest rice, because the effect of hedgehogs in the process of further cooking will be lost. And as we already said above, this is the whole charm of this dish. We will pour water, but we will not wash the gruel, but let them cool down. Then mix rice with minced meat and one tablespoon tomato paste and thoroughly knead the mass with hands to get a sticky mixture. This is necessary not only for the hedgehogs to be beautifully shaped, but also not to fall apart during the cooking process. Now roll the balls with a diameter of about 5 centimeters, smash the frying pan with sour cream and put them on it tightly, but not crushing.

Next, the recipe for hedgehogs will continue to describe the fill.For her, we mix the sour cream, the remainder of the tomato paste. If the mixture seems too thick, you can dilute it with water. and now we pour every hedge into the oven and put the frying pan in the oven for half an hour at a temperature of 200 degrees. An appetizing crust forms - it means it's time to take the hedgehogs and sit at the table.

Preparation of meat hedgehogs can be varied,if you add 6 boiled eggs to the above recipe for hedgehogs. Due to proteins, the mince becomes surprisingly tasty and juicy, and the hedgehogs themselves are original. Separately, gravy sauce is prepared. For him, you need 350 grams of onions, half a liter of broth, 2 teaspoons of tomato paste, 1 teaspoon of sugar and salt with spices to taste. Onions are fried in finely chopped form in a frying pan with vegetable oil and we pour sugar there. When the onion becomes golden color, add the tomato paste and continue to fry. Then pour in the broth and bring to a boil.

While the soup boils, we form a hedgehog with minced meat withrice and proteins. We make a deepening in them and "hide" in each ball by half a heart. Now put them in a pan and pour the resulting gravy. It is necessary that all hedgehogs are evenly covered with sauce. And put the dish in a preheated oven to 200 degrees. If the sauce was not enough, the hedgehogs will have to periodically pour over sauce from the pan. Touche for half an hour. The dish is ready, you can start eating.

Some landladies like the recipe for hedgehogs,prepared with minced meat and raw rice. They are practically cooked too, only minced meat is usually added with a little grated carrot for juiciness and tomatoes are allowed in the saucepan. After shaping hedgehogs are laid out in these tomatoes, pour a little water and stew until ready. Once they need to be turned over so that they weld evenly.

All the above hedgehogs are delicious andServed on the table with a garnish of mashed potatoes. And for fans, you can just boil potatoes. Sprinkle them for complete enjoyment with finely chopped greens. Bon Appetit!

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