Meatballs in rich tomato sauce
oeatballs 450g beef mince 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs 1/4 cup currants 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup chopped parsley Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tbsp olive oil Tomato Sauce 4 cloves garlic, crushed
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|450 g||Beef mince|
|1 pinch||Salt & freshly ground pepper|
|2 tbsp||Olive oil|
|¼ cup||Tomato paste|
|400 g||Chopped tomatoes|
|1 tsp||Brown sugar|
|1 tsp||Dried oregano|
|½ cup||White wine|
|1 cup||Beef stock|
- Mix mince, breadcrumbs, currants, cinnamon, parsley, salt and pepper together. Shape mixture into small meatballs.
- Heat oil in a frying pan and cook meatballs, turning often, until golden brown. Remove meatballs from pan and set aside.
- Add garlic and onion to the pan with a little extra oil if needed. Cook until just tender. Add the tomato paste, tomatoes, orange rind, sugar and oregano to the pan.
- Pour in wine and stock. Bring to the boil and then simmer for 5 minutes. Return meatballs to the pan. Simmer, covered until meatballs are cooked.