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Bitochki

Estimated Nutritional Profile
Nutrient Quantity
Energy (kCal)1625.2506
Total fats (g)117.3787
Carbohydrates (g)33.6559
Protein (g)109.1073
Temporal Sequence of Cooking Processes
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    Utensils Used
    | 1. Melt the butter in a large saute pan on medium heat, add onion and saute for 10-15 minutes or until carmelized; remove from heat; and save to roll the meatballs into this onion mixture during Step 6. | 2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and line a RIMMED cookie sheet with foil (for easier clean up) . | 3. Cut the crusts off the bread and break into 1/2 inch pieces. | 4. Soak the bread in milk; squeeze so it is almost dry; and discard milk. | 5. Mix the beef and bread in a large bowl; add salt, pepper, parsley, tarragon, lemon juice, garlic, and egg; blend well. | 6. Shape into 1 inch sized balls; roll meatballs in caramelized onion. | 7. Mix bread crumbs and paprika on a dinner plate; roll the meat balls in the bread crumb mixture. | 8. Put meatballs onto cookie sheet; bake at 400 degrees for 12 minutes or until browned-CHECK after 6 minutes to see if they need turning. (If you are making pasta, start your pasta water). | 9. While the meatballs are browning, add butter to the saute pan you started with, when almost melted add in next 1/4 cup of onion; saute onion until SOFT. (You might need to add more butter). | 10. Add mushrooms; cook till soft-here you might want to add two tablespoons or more of water to keep things going. | 11. Add the wine, sour cream, and milk but do NOT let it boil. | 12. Stir in pepper and nutmeg. | 13. Taste test to see how much salt you want to add-I added 1/4 teaspoon. | 14. Add in spinach, if you want a bit of green vegetable; blend thoroughly. | 15. After meatballs brown, check to see if centers are done, if not remove with slotted spoon to an oven safe casserole dish; reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees and put casserole into oven to finish cooking. | 16. Top with sauce when cooked; flavor improves with standing. | 17. Serve with noodles or potatoes. | ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Estimated Nutritional Profile for Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Quantity Unit State Energy (kcal) Carbohydrates Protein (g) Total Lipid (Fat) (g)
    butter 2 teaspoons 85.5 3.9285 2.6715 7.2
    onion 1/4 cup diced 16.0 3.736 0.44 0.04
    bread 2 slices - - - -
    milk 1/4 cup 37.21 2.9158 1.9215 1.9947
    beef 1 lb ground 898.1139999999999 0.0 88.0877 57.7424
    salt 1 teaspoon - - - -
    pepper 1/4 teaspoon 1.4432 0.3677 0.0597 0.0187
    parsley 1/2 teaspoon 0.225 0.0396 0.0186 0.0049
    tarragon 1/2 teaspoon 0.885 0.1507 0.0683 0.0217
    lemon juice 1 teaspoon 1.1183 0.3508 0.0178 0.0122
    garlic clove 1 minced 4.47 0.9918 0.1908 0.015
    egg 1 beaten 71.5 0.36 6.28 4.755
    breadcrumb 1/2 cup - - - -
    paprika 1 teaspoon 6.486000000000001 1.2418 0.3252 0.2965
    butter 1 tablespoon 85.5 3.9285 2.6715 7.2
    onion 1/4 cup chopped 16.0 3.736 0.44 0.04
    mushroom 4 ounces sliced 38.5553 7.6997 2.5401 0.5557
    white wine 1/4 cup - - - -
    cream 1 cup sour 455.4 10.649000000000001 5.612 44.505
    milk 1/4 cup 37.21 2.9158 1.9215 1.9947
    pepper 1/2 teaspoon 1.4432 0.3677 0.0597 0.0187
    nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon 1.4438 0.1355 0.0161 0.0999
    salt 1/4 teaspoon - - - -
    spinach 1 cup chopped 6.9 1.089 0.858 0.11699999999999999

    - Means that suitable USDA nutrition profile could not be mapped for this ingredient-unit combination.



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