Spicy Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

These hearty little balls are always a winner with the kids. By simmering the beef in a tomato based source, the iron is more easily absorbed. The warming spices of cumin and turmeric makes it ideal for those who tend to be cold regardless of the weather

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Spicy Meatballs in Tomato Sauce
Course Dinner
Servings
people
Ingredients
Meatballs
Tomato Sauce
Course Dinner
Servings
people
Ingredients
Meatballs
Tomato Sauce
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 180 C
  2. Meatballs – in a bowl mix the garlic, cinnamon, turmeric, chilli powder, egg, pepper and minced meat until well combined. Neatly shape the meat mixture into 12 balls. Place meatballs on an oven tray and bake in the oven for 20-30 minutes or until cooked.
  3. To make the tomato sauce – fry onion, garlic and chilli in a pan on medium heat until they begin to soften and lightly brown. Add cinnamon, cumin and cloves and continue to cook for a few minutes to release flavours. Add the tomatoes and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. When meatballs are cooked add them to the tomato sauce. Simmer on low heat for a further 15 minutes. Garnish with fresh coriander and serve with a whole grain salad