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Bev's Meatballs

 
Bev's Meatballs
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Try something new when it comes to meatballs with this tasty recipe that uses mushrooms, cheese and oregano.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

30

min

Cook

90

min

Ready

120

min

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb
 

Ingredients

225 grams beef
ground
*
¼ teaspoon oregano
*
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
or romano, cheese, grated
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
*
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
*
1 each eggs
55 millilitres milk
*
25 grams bread
crumbs, seasoned
*
¼ cup onions
chopped
1 each garlic
clove, minced
25 grams butter
*
25 grams cheese
grated
*
1 cup mushrooms
sliced
2 ½ each tomatoes
italian, canned
1 each tomato paste
350 g can
*
1 ½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
½ teaspoon oregano
*
¼ cup parsley leaves
fresh, chopped
½ teaspoon baking soda

Directions

Mix ingredients in given order one by one.

After completely mixed by hand, let stand for at least 20 minutes.

Form into meatballs (golf ball size) and fry slowly until golden brown.

Do not turn until completely done on one side and do not crowd pan. If not using Teflon pan, cook in 30 ml oil.

Tomato Sauce:

Sauté onion and garlic in butter for 5 minutes. Crush tomatoes into medium pieces.

Add all ingredients except baking soda, mushrooms, and meat balls. Simmer in covered saucepan for 1 hour.

Stir sauce often and keep heat low. Add browned meatballs and simmer 30 minutes.

During last 15 minutes add mushrooms. During last 10 minutes add baking soda.

If sauce is too thick, add water. If sauce is too thin, cook uncovered for 15 minutes.

Variation: Simmer sauce and meatballs in a crockpot and serve from it also.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 129g (4.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 5733% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 1309mg 55%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Sugars g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 6% Iron 5%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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