Meatballs in tomato sauce

2013-05-07
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 55m
  • Ready In : 1:10 h
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This is undoubtedly a meal with great presentation that everyone will enjoy! Meatballs prepared with a delicious mixture of seasonings, drizzled with a tasty tomato sauce!

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Ingredients

  • 300 grams / (10 1/2 ounces) minced pork
  • 300 grams / (10 1/2 ounces) minced beef
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 50 ml / (3 1/3 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 4 medium ripe tomatoes
  • 100 ml / (6 3/4 tablespoons) white wine
  • 1 large onion
  • Oregano (to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 10 grams / (1 1/3 ounce) breadcrumbs
  • Salt (to taste)

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. Mix the beef with the pork. Season with a little salt, nutmeg, pepper, chopped garlics, breadcrumbs, Worcestershire sauce and egg yolk.Meatballs in tomato sauce | Food From Portugal Mix well the seasonings in the meat.Meatballs in tomato sauce | Food From Portugal Mold with your hands small portions of the meat in the shape of balls and set aside.Meatballs in tomato sauce | Food From Portugal

    Step 2


    1. Put the olive oil, the chopped onion, the peeled tomatoes cut into small pieces and the oregano in a saucepan and cook over low heat until the tomato start to break down. Add the meatballs and drizzle with white wine. Cover the pan and cook over low heat for about 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Step 3


    1. Turn off the heat and serve the meatballs with white rice or spaghetti.

Meatballs in tomato sauce | Food From Portugal

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings):

Calories: 436
 
Total Fat: 20.5 g(27%)
 
Saturated Fat: 5 g(24%)
 
Cholesterol: 174 mg(58%)
 
Sodium: 202 mg(9%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 12.5 g(5%)
 
Protein: 45 g

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