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Family Meatballs in Tomato Sauce  HT MC 35mins

Serves 4     Beef   Herbs  Vegetables  Spices  Main Course  Eggless

Kids (and adults) will love this fun to eat dish. Serve it with long spaghetti and a fresh green salad. It's economical too.

Ingredients
240ml/8fl.oz. Beef Stock
1 x 400g/14oz tin Chopped Tomatoes
A pinch of Sugar
1 level teasp Dried Thyme
Salt and Pepper
1 Large Onion, finely chopped or grated
450g/1lb Lean Minced Beef
4 tbsp Fresh Breadcrumbs
3 tbsp Freshly Chopped Parsley
1 teasp Paprika
Flour for dusting
3 tbsp Vegetable Oil

Instructions

1. Place the stock, tomatoes, sugar and thyme in a medium sized saucepan. Season well with salt and pepper and bring to the boil, stirring. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer gently for 15 -20 minutes.

2. Meanwhile place the mince, breadcrumbs, parsley, onion, paprika, salt and pepper in a large mixing bowl and mix well with your hands then form into balls about the size of a large walnut, making sure you squeeze the meat to compact each meatball.

3. Roll each meatball in flour to give a light coating on all sides.

4. Heat the oil in a large frying pan until hot then add half the meatballs and brown on all sides. Remove the browned meatballs with a slotted spoon, reheat the oil, adding a little extra if necessary, and brown the remaining meatballs.

5. Pour off any excess oil from the frying pan, return all the meatballs to the frying pan in one layer, then pour the tomato sauce over the meatballs and simmer for 15 minutes, turning the meatballs once or twice during cooking.
 

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