How to cook hedgehogs from minced meat?

Svetlana Kalashnikova
Svetlana Kalashnikova
September 8, 2014
How to cook hedgehogs from minced meat?

Juicy minced meat dishes are loved by many. There are a large number of recipes for cooking meat dishes. For example, you can cook meat hedgehogs.

Two interesting recipes for their preparation can be found in our article - How to cook hedgehogs with rice.

Hedgehogs in sour cream

If you like to cook new dishes, you will like hedgehogs in sour cream. In the completed form, they resemble meatballs with sauce.


  • Minced meat - 700 grams;
  • 1/3 cup rice;
  • 1 onion;
  • 1 egg;
  • Pepper and salt;
  • 4-5 tablespoons of flour;
  • 0.5 cup sour cream;
  • Vegetable oil;
  • Seasonings to taste.

Preparation Procedure:

  1. Wash the rice, mix with the ready stuffing. Add there pepper, salt to taste and an egg that needs to be whipped - so that the hedgehogs do not fall apart.
  2. While the pan is heated, oiled, form balls of minced meat. Then fry the balls until crusted on both sides.
  3. When hedgehogs fry, put them on the pan and pour sour cream, diluted with a little warm water.Sour cream should cover hedgehogs. Cover with a lid, bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes on a quiet fire.

Serve these hedgehogs with gravy.

Pouring for hedgehogs

Broth - the basis for gravy. It can be cooked from meat or semi-finished products. Also sauce can be made from mushroom broth. Without gravy hedgehogs will be dry, with gravy - juicy and tasty. Tomato paste is not added to the gravy from mushroom broth.


  • 1 tbsp. a spoonful of flour;
  • 2-3 art. spoons of tomato paste;
  • butter or sunflower oil;
  • 4 tbsp. spoons of sour cream;
  • 4-5 glasses of broth;
  • bay leaf, garlic, spices to taste;
  • chopped greens.

The procedure for cooking gravy:

  1. At the beginning, fry some flour and 2-3 tablespoons of tomato paste in cream / sunflower oil.
  2. Add there 4 tbsp. spoon cream and dilute this mass of hot broth. Salt, pepper, put bay leaf, to taste other spices and garlic.
  3. Shift fried hedgehogs in a saucepan with sauce, cook for 20 minutes over low heat. When serving, sprinkle with finely chopped greens.

Hedgehogs with vegetables

Hedgehogs with vegetables - low-calorie dish, which is prepared in vegetable oil, without adding flour.Steamed vegetables play the role of gravy, they cover the ready-made hedgehogs and cook in the oven.


  • 3-4 sweet peppers;
  • 2 onions;
  • 1 carrot;
  • vegetable oil;
  • grated cheese;
  • 2 cups hot water;

Preparation Procedure:

  1. Slice the sweet peppers, 2 onions, and rub the carrots. All fry in vegetable oil, do not forget to salt, dilute with hot water.
  2. Cover this mixture with fried hedgehogs (recipe above) and put in the oven for 30-40 minutes.
  3. 8-10 minutes before readiness, sprinkle hedgehogs with grated cheese.