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

Keywords for this recipe:Meat ballsTomato sauceHerbsWhite wine
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
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Wash 2 tomatoes, discard hard part and cut in 4.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
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Pour 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.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
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Add tomatoes, stir briefly and cover.

Cover and leave to cook for about 10 minutes on low heat.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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After 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.

Stage 5 - 10 min.
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Meanwhile, cook 20 Meatballs in 2 tablespoons olive oil.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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As soon as they are well browned, pour in tomato sauce and mix well.

Stage 7
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Serve 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.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
774 Kcal or 3,241 Kj11 gr17 gr76 gr
39 %4 %2 %12 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
100 Kcal or 419 Kj1 gr2 gr10 gr
5 %1 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
193 Kcal or 808 Kj3 gr4 gr19 gr
10 %1 %<1 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 4.25 €
  • Per person : 1.06 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
MeatballsMeatballs: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Couscous, Quick stuffed courgettes, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Surprise eggs, Tomato and courgette tart, Baked potatoes with poached egg and tuna sauce , Chorba, Pesto, ... All
TomatoTomato: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Prawn salad with a crunch, Lebanese Tabbouleh, Thin tomato jelly and avocado tart, Bread with Tomato , Preserved tomatoes, ... All
RosemaryRosemary: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Tenderloin steaks marinated in red wine with rosemary, Provençal braised carrots, Fillet of beef in a rosemary crust, Spaghetti with mushrooms, Courgettes (zuchinis) , ... All
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