This recipe for cheese stuffed meatballs with bean casserole makes a great family meal that everybody will love.


  • 100g sausage meat

  • 25g cheddar cheese

  • 60g tinned black eyed beans

  • 30g tinned cannelloni beans

  • 30g tinned tomatoes

  • 60g tinned potatoes

  • 50g bacon

  • 1 tsp cumin

  • ½ tsp cinnamon

  • ¼ s tsp chilli powder

  • 1 tblsp soy sauce

  • 1 clove garlic, chopped


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180ºC.

  • 2.

    Mix the spices into the sausage meat with soy sauce. Make a little hole in the sausage mixture. Push the Cheddar in and seal in a pan.

  • 3.

    Cut bacon into ½ in strips. Stretch it a little with the back of a knife. Wrap it around the meatball and colour on all sides. Cook in oven for 5 minutes.

  • 4.

    Melt the butter, add the oil, garlic, beans tomato and soy sauce and gently cook out.

  • 5.

    Slice the potatoes lengthways, pan fry with oil, butter and garlic. When coloured, place some of them on the bottom of the bowl, cover with the bean stew and place the meatballs on top. Place the remaining potatoes around the side, drizzle with olive oil and serve.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (1 servings)

  • Energy 711kj
  • Fat Total 54g
  • Saturated Fat 19g
  • Protein 33g
  • Carbohydrate 26g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Sodium 2203mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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