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From: David Zincavage <>
Subject: [LITHUANIA-L] Bundukies / Bundookas / Pork Meatballs recipe
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 1998 12:48:40 -0500 (EST)


My father made something like this which he called "pigeons." You mixed
half and half ground beef and ground pork, mixed in the onions, wrapped them
in cabbage leaves, and cooked them in a large pot.

> Here's a recipe that some of you asked for before Christmas.
> Actually, I found two: the first one is basic and the second a
>little more involved.
> My dad always put ketchup on them. But he's Polish :)
> -tony cominsky
> -
> Lithuanian meatballs
> "Bundukies"
> *************************
> Easy Bundukie Recipe:
> 1 lb. lean ground pork
> 1 yellow onion minced fine
> 1 egg
> 2 sliced bread moistened w/ water or milk
> salt & pepper
> mix together in bowl
> if the mix is not sticking to the sides of the bowl, you're all set
> if it sticks, add another slice of moistened bread
> put a thin layer of oil in a pan
> brown both sides and
> finish in oven or on stove top in covered caserole dish.
> ************************
> Tommy Nork's Bundukie recipe:
> 2lbs. Ground pork
> 1 large onion
> 2 large eggs
> 1/2tsp. pepper
> 1/2tsp. salt
> 1 T. parsley
> 1 tsp. Accent (yeah, I know it's MSG, but I didn't write this recipe
>:) 3/4 c. evaporated milk
> 3/4 c. plain bread crumbs
> Saute onions in butter. Combine w/ other ingredients in bowl. Shape
>into balls. Brown in frying pan w/ butter. Bake in 350 degree oven
>for 1/2 hour.
> *******************************

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