https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/6846/meatballs-in-tomato-and-chilli

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Healthy meatballs with a tomato flavoured base

Ingredients

  • 1kg extra premium mince

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 cup rice

  • 2 teaspoons of worcestershire sauce

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • small pinch dry chilli flakes

  • small pinch mixed herbs

  • 1/4 cup sweet chilli sauce

  • 2 x tins tomato soup or crushed tomato

  • salt and pepper to taste

Method

  • 1.

    Boil rice (5 minutes) and then let cool slightly.

  • 2.

    Mix together mince, cooked rice, beaten eggs, worcestershire sauce, 2 cloves garlic crushed, chilli flakes and mixed herbs plus salt and pepper.

  • 3.

    Make into small balls.

  • 4.

    Place moulded meatballs evenly into casserole dish/es.

  • 5.

    Mix together tomato soup (or crushed tomato) and sweet chilli sauce.

  • 6.

    Pour tomato based sauce evenly over the meatballs.

  • 7.

    Cover (with lid or alfoil) and cook in oven 180C for 45 minutes.

  • 8.

    Serve with salad or vegetables.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 287kj
  • Fat Total 3g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Protein 8g
  • Carbohydrate 56g
  • Sugar 10g
  • Sodium 738mg

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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Notes

For young children, leave out the garlic and chilli.
The quanitites make up 2 large casserole dishes which is enough for 2 mealls. Leftover meatballs can also be sliced and used for lunch the next day, either in rolls or sandwiches.
If larger meatballs, allow an extra 15 minutes cooking time

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