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Tomato meat balls

Tomato meat balls

Meat balls in a tasty tomato sauce with herbs and white wine.

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Last modified on: February 28th 2012

For 4 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
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Preservation: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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Step by step recipe

1 Tomato meat balls : Photo of step #1Wash 2 tomatoes, discard hard part and cut in 4. 5 min.
2 Tomato meat balls : Photo of step #2Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a pan over medium heat.

When oil is hot, add 1 sprig thyme, 1 sprig parsley, 1 sprig rosemary and 1 garlic clove, salt, pepper and cook while stirring for 1 minute.
2 min.
3 Tomato meat balls : Photo of step #3Add tomatoes, stir briefly and cover.

Cover and leave to cook for about 10 minutes on low heat.
10 min.
4 Tomato meat balls : Photo of step #4After this, remove and discard tomato skins, herbs and garlic.

Add 1 glass dry white wine, mix well and check seasoning, then leave on low heat.
1 min.
5 Tomato meat balls : Photo of step #5Meanwhile, cook 20 Meatballs in 2 tablespoons olive oil. 10 min.
6 Tomato meat balls : Photo of step #6As soon as they are well browned, pour in tomato sauce and mix well. 2 min.
7 Tomato meat balls : Photo of step #7Serve as it is, or with some white rice or pilaf.

Remarks

For a quicker recipe, leave out herbs and use olive oil with herbs instead of plain olive oil.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
190251 gr29 gr176 gr
95 %20 %3 %27 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2477 gr4 gr23 gr
12 %3 %<1 %3 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
47512 gr7 gr44 gr
24 %5 %1 %7 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 4.23 €
Per person : 1.06 €

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