• Serves 4
  • 20 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 9 Ingredients


These meatballs are great! Serve as a snack with toothpicks and dipping sauce or simply add pasta sauce and you have a meal for the family.

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 500g mince (whichever type you prefer)
  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 zucchini
  • 4 button mushrooms
  • 1/2 chorizo
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 3 large shallots
  • pinch salt and pepper
  • 1 egg


  1. In a food processor add the onion, zucchini, mushrooms and chorizo. Blend until finely chopped. Add to the mince.
  2. Add the minced garlic, salt and pepper to the mince mixture.
  3. Finely dice the shallots and add to the mixture. Add the egg to the mixture and mix well until combined.
  4. Fry in pan until golden. Serve as a snack with toothpicks and dipping sauce or add pasta sauce and you have a meal for the family.

  • This sounds yummy. I’d add some.pasta and a pasta bake sauce and bake ????


  • Can I try this with just chicken I love those sausages and mince too yummm


  • Oh wow … looks like a great way to get some veggies into the kids without them knowing!


  • I like the versatility to how these can be used. Thanks.


  • Thank you for this recipe a great one for snacks.


  • Great recipe thanks


  • Great recipe. I’m going to make this for the kids.


  • wow what a different take on meatballs
    thank you!


  • add some grated carrot and vegeta gourmet stock and this is how i make my meatballs…they are delish!


  • Yum. These look great and I love that they have some vegies mixed in!


  • I remembered the first time I made meatballs so similar to this recipe that my hands were tired from rolling the balls . It is simple but once it is made there is a lot of meat, but it is delicious and will make it again when I am not lazy .


  • Delicious and perfect for everyone to enjoy; thanks!.


  • keeping in mind for christmas party.


  • These would be lovely with hot, sweet chilli sauce!


  • I was going to say they need a sauce. Great party food with toothpicks and dipping sauce. Great family meal with pasta sauce


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