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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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Keeping: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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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.

Nutritional information

% 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).

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Home made.

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