Meatballs in marinara sauce

Meatballs in marinara sauce

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Difficulty

Medium 👍

Preparation

45 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
150 g
ground beef
tbsp
breadcrumbs
½
egg
125 ml
tomato purée (passata)
2
button mushrooms
2
tomatoes
½
carrot
½ tbsp
tomato paste
1
onions
½ clove
garlic
5 g
basil
½ tsp
rosemary
½ tsp
thyme
1 tsp
sugar
vegetable oil (for frying)
salt
pepper
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Utensils

cutting board, knife, frying pan, wooden spoon, bowl, frying pan (with lid)

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Nutrition per serving

Cal308
Fat13 g
Protein23 g
Carb24 g
  • Step 1/9

    Finely dice one onion and half a garlic clove.
    • ½ onion
    • ½ clove garlic
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Finely dice one onion and half a garlic clove.

  • Step 2/9

    Sauté both in a small frying pan in some vegetable oil until the onion is translucent.
    • vegetable oil (for frying)
    • frying pan
    • wooden spoon

    Sauté both in a small frying pan in some vegetable oil until the onion is translucent.

  • Step 3/9

    Cut basil into fine strips.
    • 5 g basil

    Cut basil into fine strips.

  • Step 4/9

    Next, mix ground beef, breadcrumbs, egg, sautéed onion and garlic, basil, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
    • 150 g ground beef
    • tbsp breadcrumbs
    • ½ egg
    • salt
    • pepper
    • bowl

    Next, mix ground beef, breadcrumbs, egg, sautéed onion and garlic, basil, salt, and pepper in a bowl.

  • Step 5/9

    Use hands to make small balls from the mixture, approx. 3 cm in diameter.

    Use hands to make small balls from the mixture, approx. 3 cm in diameter.

  • Step 6/9

    For the sauce, dice the onion, carrot, half a garlic clove, mushrooms, and tomatoes.
    • ½ onion
    • ½ clove garlic
    • ½ carrot
    • 2 tomatoes
    • 2 button mushrooms

    For the sauce, dice the onion, carrot, half a garlic clove, mushrooms, and tomatoes.

  • Step 7/9

    Sauté the cut vegetables in some vegetable oil. Add pureed tomatoes and season with sugar, salt, and pepper. Allow to reduce on a low heat for approx. 15 – 20 min.
    • 125 ml tomato purée (passata)
    • 1 tsp sugar
    • salt
    • pepper
    • frying pan (with lid)

    Sauté the cut vegetables in some vegetable oil. Add pureed tomatoes and season with sugar, salt, and pepper. Allow to reduce on a low heat for approx. 15 – 20 min.

  • Step 8/9

    Meanwhile, finely chop rosemary and thyme.
    • ½ tsp rosemary
    • ½ tsp thyme

    Meanwhile, finely chop rosemary and thyme.

  • Step 9/9

    Next, add chopped herbs and meatballs to the tomato sauce and simmer for approx. 10 – 15 minutes with closed lid until the meatballs are cooked. Serve with rice or toasted bread.

    Next, add chopped herbs and meatballs to the tomato sauce and simmer for approx. 10 – 15 minutes with closed lid until the meatballs are cooked. Serve with rice or toasted bread.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Meatballs in marinara sauce

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