Meat Balls With Spicy Tomato Sauce
Meat Balls with Spicy Tomato Sauce and Rice
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Servings Prep Time
6 45 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 45 minutes
Meat Balls With Spicy Tomato Sauce
Meat Balls with Spicy Tomato Sauce and Rice
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
6 45 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 45 minutes
Ingredients
  • 360 gm lean beef minced
  • 2 1/2 carrots grated
  • 120 gm tinned tomatoes chopped
  • 15 gm Parsley chopped
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 Garlic cloves
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 250 gms green lentils (1/2 can)
  • Himalayan Crystal Salt
  • Pepper
  • mixed herbs dried
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • 0.5 gm paprika
  • 2.5 gm corriander
  • 20 gm hard goat cheese finely grated
  • Brown Basmati Rice
Sauce:
  • 600 gm passata
  • 3 Fresh basil leaves
  • Himalayan Crystal Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 120 gm Brown Basmati Rice (20 gm per person)
  • 4 gm coriander
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Firstly rinse your rice. Then add to boiling water and leave to cook whilst preparing your meatballs.
  2. Drain lentils and squeeze as much water out as possible.
  3. Grate carrots and chop up parsley.
  4. Mix Ground beef, grated carrots, lentils, tomato paste, parsley, turmeric, paprika, ground coriander, egg, garlic and seasonings well.
  5. Shape into meatballs. Three per person, so not too big!
  6. Line a baking tray with baking paper and bake in hot oven for 20 mins. Drain off liquid from meatballs and reserve.Skim off any fat.
  7. In a pot on the stove make up cooked tomato sauce using passata and fresh basil leaves.
  8. Add meat juices and simmer for 15 mins.
  9. Pour the sauce over the meatballs and bake in the oven for 15 mins.
  10. Sprinkle with grated goat cheese and return to oven for another 5 mins.
  11. Serve with brown rice, which cooks in water for about 30 minutes.
  12. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley.