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Spanish meatballs

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr
Prep
15 min
Cook
45 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Full of wonderful flavours from Europe and served with beans on a bed of rice, these Spanish meatballs will impress everyone.

Ingredients

Lean beef mince

500 g

Breadcrumbs

35 g

Reduced-fat 15% cheddar cheese

60 g

Egg white

2 medium

Ground coriander

2 tsp

Ground paprika

1 tsp, (smoked)

Olive oil

1 tbs

Shortcut bacon

80 g, chopped

Brown onion

1 medium, finely chopped

Yellow capsicum

1 medium, thinly sliced

Canned diced tomatoes

400 g

Light sour cream

¼ cup(s), (60ml)

Instructions

  1. Combine the mince, breadcrumbs, cheese, egg whites, coriander and paprika in a bowl and season. Roll tablespoons of the mixture into balls.
  2. Heat 3 teaspoons of oil in a large non-stick saucepan. Cook the meatballs in two batches, turning, for 8-10 minutes or until well browned. Set aside.
  3. Heat the remaining oil in pan. Cook the bacon for 4 minutes or until browned. Add the onion and capsicum, and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until the onion softens. Add tomato and ¼ cup (60ml) water. Bring to the boil. Return the meatballs to pan. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until the meatballs are cooked. Serve with the sour cream.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed green beans and steamed basmati rice.