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Meatballs in Tomato Mint Sauce

Updated on April 28, 2016
5 stars from 1 rating of Meatballs in Tomato Mint Sauce

Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: Serves 4-6 persons

The meatballs are also made with chicken, meat, pork, vegetables, beef etc. This is a simple meatball recipe in tomato mint sauce prepared in the oven.

Ingredients

  • 500 G Mince
  • 375 G Fresh Breadcrumbs
  • 1 Onion, Chopped
  • 1 Clove Garlic, Crushed
  • 1 Large Egg, Lightly Beaten
  • 15 Ml Worcestershire sauce
  • 15 Ml Tomato Sauce
  • 60 G Freshly Mixed Herbs, Chopped
  • 15 G Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 Small Onion, Chopped
  • 15 G Pine Nuts
  • 15 G Butter
  • 250 G Tomato Puree
  • 15 G Mint, Chopped
  • 30 G Parmesan cheese, Grated

Method

  1. Place mince, breadcrumbs, onion, garlic, egg, Worcestershire sauce, tomato sauce, herbs and pepper in a large bowl and mix well.
  2. Roll mixture into 2.5 cm balls.
  3. Place half the meatballs onto a paper towel lined dinner plate, evenly spaced.
  4. Cook on MEDIUM-HIGH for 3-4 minutes, turning halfway through cooking.
  5. Set aside.
  6. Repeat above procedure with remaining meatballs.
  7. Place onion, pine nuts and butter in a 500 ml jug and cook on HIGH for 2 to 3 minutes.
  8. Add tomato puree and mint and stir well.
  9. Place meatballs and sauce in a 2-litre dish and combine gently.
  10. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and heat on MEDIUM-HIGH for 4-5 minutes.

Approximate Values

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1/6
Calories 210
Calories from Fat216
% Daily Value *
Fat 24 g37%
Saturated fat 2 g10%
Unsaturated fat 9 g
Carbohydrates 7 g2%
Sugar 2 g
Fiber 1 g4%
Protein 18 g36%
Cholesterol 105 mg35%
Sodium 150 mg6%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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    • Haseena Firdousia profile image
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      Haseena 18 months ago from India

      Eve, thanks for your pleasant words.

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      Eve 2 years ago

      Thanks for sharing. Your post is a useful coiintbutron.

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      Haseena 4 years ago from India

      Nancy Owens, glad you like my recipe.

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      Nancy Owens 4 years ago from USA

      I haven't tried meatballs done this way, but I want to give your recipe a try. I especially like the way you explain how to put it all together!

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      Haseena 4 years ago from India

      d.william, thank you.

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      d.william 4 years ago from Somewhere in the south

      Great recipe idea. I have never heard of mint tomato sauce, but will certainly give this one a try. Sounds delicious. Thanks for the recipe.

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      Haseena 4 years ago from India

      KDeus, thank you very much .

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      Keely Deuschle 4 years ago from Florida

      I can't say I've ever tried a mint tomato sauce! Your recipe sounds delicious and I will certainly give it a try! Welcome to HubPages, too!