Albondigas (Spanish meatballs)

Albondigas (Spanish meatballs)

Total: 45 Min. | Active: 45 Min.
Nutritional value / people: 324 kcal
, Fat: 21 g
, Carbohydrate: 12 g
, Protein: 21 g


4 people


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350g minced meat (beef)
1 onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, pressed
1bunch flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
1 egg
3tbsp breadcrumbs
¾tsp salt
a little pepper
oil for frying

Tomato sauce

1tbsp olive oil
400g chopped tomatoes
½tsp salt
a little cayenne pepper
¼tsp cumin
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How it's done


Mix the mince with half of the onion, garlic and parsley, plus all the other ingredients up to and including the pepper. Knead well by hand until the ingredients form a compact mass. With wet hands, shape the mass into 16 balls. Heat the oil in a frying pan. Fry the meatballs in batches over a medium heat for approx. 7 mins., keep warm.

Tomato sauce

Heat the oil in the same pan, sauté the remaining onion and garlic for approx. 3 mins. Add the tomatoes, season. Turn down the heat, reduce for approx. 15 mins. Add the meatballs, heat gently. Sprinkle with the remainder of the parsley.

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