Meatballs with sesame seeds and chickpeas

Meatballs with sesame seeds and chickpeas

Total: 35 Min. | Active: 35 Min.
Low Carb
Nutritional value / people: 483 kcal
, Fat: 28 g
, Carbohydrate: 24 g
, Protein: 32 g


4 people


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1tin chickpeas (approx. 410 g), rinsed, drained
1tin chopped tomatoes (approx. 400 g)
½tsp salt
a little pepper


500g minced meat (beef)
1 onion, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
½bunch flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
1 organic lemon, use just half of grated zest
3tbsp breadcrumbs
1 ¼tsp salt
a little pepper
3tbsp sesame seeds
clarified butter for frying
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How it's done


Combine the chickpeas and tomatoes in a pan, bring to the boil, cover and simmer for approx. 10 mins., season.


Place the meat in a bowl. Add the onion, garlic, parsley, lemon zest and breadcrumbs, season. Knead well by hand. With wet hands, shape the mixture into approx. 20 balls, toss the balls in the sesame seeds.

Heat the clarified butter in a frying pan. Fry the meatballs on all sides for approx. 8 mins. Serve with the chickpeas.

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