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Meatballs in Spicy Tomato Sauce


Delicious meatballs ins spicy tomato sauce and fresh herbs.

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  • 500g/18oz pork & beef mince
  • 3 red chillies
  • chopped
  • 1 onion
  • chopped
  • 400g/14oz tinned tomatoes
  • a bunch of fresh parsley
  • chopped
  • 3-4 tbsp olive oil
  • salt & pepper
  • flour for dusting


servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 30mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Heat a pan with the oil and add the onions and chillies. Cook for 5 minutes.
Make the meatballs and add them to the onions and chillies. Leave them for about 10 minutes, turning them over constantly.

Step 2

Add the tinned tomatoes and 1 cup of water. Stir well. Season with salt and pepper.

Step 3

Leave it to simmer for another 10 to 15 minutes until the meatballs are cooked. Remove from the hob. Sprinkle the parsley.

Step 4

Meatballs in Spicy Tomato Sauce - Step 4

Serve it with a side of rice or mashed potatoes.


If you can't find pork/beef mince just mix it yourself - should be 50/50.

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