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Meatballs in Tomato Sauce and Rice

Category Main Course
Servings 4 servings
Calories 560 calories
Skill Required Medium
Duration 60 minutes

When you're craving for a satisfying meal, these meatballs in tomato sauce are a good option - they’re easy to make and go pretty well with any side dish. We paired them with rice, but you can serve with mashed potatoes or salad.




Ingredients
  • 1 pound (450 grams) ground beef
  • Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried vegetables
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • Salt
  • 1 tablespoon breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3-4 garlic cloves
  • 2 eggs
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 carrot
  • 4 cups (1000 ml) tomato sauce
  • 1 handful basil leaves
  • 3.5 ounces (100 grams) feta cheese
Preparation
  • Put the ground beef in a bowl.
  • Add the dried vegetables, pepper, coriander powder, oregano, and salt.
  • Add the breadcrumbs and flour.
  • Crush the garlic and add it to the bowl.
  • Add the eggs.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil.
  • Shred the carrot and add it to the bowl.
  • Combine the ingredients using your hands. Shape meatballs and place them on a plate.
  • Preheat the oven to 360 degrees F/180 degrees C.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a deep skillet and fry the meatballs until golden brown.
  • Line a large plate with paper towels and place the meatballs on it, to absorb the excess fat.
  • Pour the tomato sauce in a baking dish.
  • Add the basil leaves.
  • Soak the fried meatballs in the sauce.
  • Crumble the feta cheese over the meatballs.
  • Transfer to the oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Serve the meatballs with the cooked rice.
Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
560 kcal
Fat
41 g
Proteins
30 g
Carbs
20 g