Easy Dinner Mashed Potatoes and Meatballs

This is definitely our family staple, my kids love mashed potatoes with meatballs.  It is quick and easy to make, and you can have a healthy home cooked meal in 30 minutes.

Ingredients:
Mashed Potatoes
8 medium potatoes
1 tbsp salt
1/8 cup butter
1/2 cup milk

Meatballs
1 pound ground meat
1 cup milk
2 slices of white bread
1 egg
1/4 onion
2 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1/2 cup bread crumbs or flour

To make the most of you time, first, put a pot with water a stove to boil.  Meanwhile, peel the potatoes and cut each potato on quarters, so they can cook faster.
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Once the water starting to boil, put salt  and peeled potatoes in and let them cook on medium heat till potatoes are tender.
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While the potatoes are cooking, place ground meat in a medium bowl.  Crack one egg in.
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In a separate bowl, mix walk with white bread.  Let the bread soak all the milk in.
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Place the soaked bread in the meat bowl (don’t pour the milk in)
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Shred the onion
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Place the shredded onion in the meat bowl.  Add salt and pepper.
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Mix in all together using a large spoon or your hands
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Place the bread crumbs or flour on a plate
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Make a medium meatball and place it in the bread crumbs
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Bread both sides
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Place the meatball on an oiled skillet
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Cook covered on medium heat for about 7 minutes then flip the meatballs to the other side
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Cook on the other side for another 7-8 minutes till the meatballs are ready.

 

While the meatballs are cooking, check your potatoes with a fork for tenderness.  If the fork can easily get in and out of the potato, it is ready.  Drain the potatoes using colander (spagetti drainer).
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Reduce the heat to small, add butter and milk in and let the butter melt.
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put the potatoes back in the pot. Using a masher, mash the potatoes and mix it with  the heated milk and butter.
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Whisk the mashed potatoes with a whisker to make it smooth.
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Place your mashed potatoes on a plate and a meatball and vegetables and your dinner is ready.
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Enjoy!

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