How to roll the perfect meatballs

Say no to sticky, messy hands and wonky meatballs with our simple trick for perfect meatballs, every time!

By: Dinnerly / 09.11.2021

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Meatballs make for a crowd-pleasing dinner, but ever wondered how to get perfect meatballs everytime without the sticky, messy hands and wonky results?

How to roll perfect meatballs

Easy, quick and game-changing, our Head of Culinary, Yasmin Newman, is teaching you our tried-and-tested kitchen hacks! Say no to sticky, messy hands and uneven meatballs! Simply dip your hands in water before you start rolling.

Rolling meatballs with dry hands is a recipe for a sticky mess, and can make rolling perfectly round balls even harder. By dipping your hands in water before you start rolling, you'll not only have cleaner hands but you'll only need a light touch to achieve those perfectly round balls that Nonna would be proud of. So easy, so fast, zero mess!

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Follow our kitchen hacks for genius ways to spend less time prepping food, less time cleaning up, and make sure no food goes to waste!

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