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

Tomato sauce

1 tbsp olive oil
400 g chopped tomatoes
½ tsp salt
a little cayenne pepper
¼ tsp cumin
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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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