Meat Balls In Tomato Sauce Recipe

Posted on: 2020-03-31 10:37:33Food & Drink

Meat Balls in Tomato Sauce

Meat Balls

1 white onion diced

2 cloves finely diced garlic

250g beef mince

1tsp mixed herbs

½ tsp English mustard

2tbsp tomato ketchup

1 egg

50g panko breadcrumbs




1.       Dice the onion and garlic

2.       Place mince in a large bowl

3.       Add all ingredients into the bowl and mix altogether

4.       Season the mince at this point

5.       Form meat balls by rolling the meat between your 2 hands

6.       Fry off the meatballs in a hot pan until brown on all sides

7.       Place on an oven tray and cook at 180 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes


Tomato sauce

2 red onions diced

1 red and 1 yellow pepper diced

20 basil leaves chopped

4 garlic cloves finely diced

2tbsp tomato puree

1tbsp mixed herbs

2 small tins chopped tomatoes

1tbsp caster sugar

150mls red wine

2 vegetable stock cubes




1.            Dice the onion and peppers

2.            Sweat off the vegetable in oil 2 minutes and add the garlic, tomato puree and herbs

3.            Add and wine and reduce completely

4.            Add the tinned chopped tomatoes.

5.            Add the stock cubes and sugar

6.            Reduce until a sauce consistency has been reached  

7.           Pour the sauce over the cooked meatballs and serve with rice or pasta

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