Tomato meat balls


Tomato meat balls
Meat balls in a tasty tomato sauce with herbs and white wine.
177,1655/5 for 24 ratings
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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.

Step by step recipe


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

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).

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Source

Home made.

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