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  • Serves 4
  • 90 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 17 Ingredients
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Delicious Italian Meatballs with melting cheese. Making meatballs is very easy and everyone loves it!


Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 500g Beef Mince
  • 1/2 Brown Onion, finely chopped
  • 2tbs Breadcrumbs
  • 2tbs Milk
  • 1 Egg
  • 1tsp Nutmeg
  • 1tbsp Dried Mixed Herbs
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 Onion, chopped (for sauce)
  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • 1 Canned Crushed Tomato
  • 1/2cup Beef Stock
  • 2tbsp Tomato paste
  • 1tsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/4cup Fresh Basil, chopped
  • Shredded Cheese
  • Olive oil

Method

  1. Pour milk over breadcrumbs into a small bowl and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, place mince, onion, breadcrumbs mixture, egg, nutmeg, dried herb, salt and pepper. Wearing Ansell Handy Clean Gloves, mix until combined. Divide mixture into small meatballs. (about 1tbsp each balls)
  3. Heat a frying pan with olive oil and cook until brown all side. (you don't need to cook completely inside)
  4. Transfer meatballs on a plate, and set aside.
  5. In a same frying pan, saute onion and garlic in low heat until soft.
  6. Add canned tomato, stock, tomato paste, worcestershire sauce, basil, salt and pepper. Cook in a medium-low heat until sauce are thicken.
  7. Preheat oven to 180c. Add meatballs back in the frying pan, heat and combine for 3-4 miinutes.
  8. Transfer meatballs and sauce into ovenproof dish, sprinkle cheese on top, and cook in oven 20-30 minutes or until cheese melt and golden brown on top.
  9. Serve with dinner rolls, garlic bread, or pasta and ENJOY!

  • This recipe sounds delicious! Will be perfect now the weather is turning cooler.

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  • Great recipe thanks for sharing looks great

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  • Looks wonderful and great to make/share.

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  • Those Italian meatballs really do sound and look delicious. Reminds me of a dish I make with that beautiful rich tomato sauce and cheese. Happy to cook this up.

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  • Have never made meatballs like this ! Need to try this recipe thanks

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  • I love this recipe and will definitely be giving it a try. Thank you for sharing this tasty recipe

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  • A different slant on this – great for a large family.

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  • Hmm I never thought of making meatballs this way!

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  • I often buy pre-made meatballs from Coles and don’t know what to do with them. I’ll use them for this recipe. Thanks.

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  • Delicious and so yummy

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  • I love Italian food!
    Definitely hoping to make these this week as they look so simple and yummy.

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  • Thx for sharing

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  • This sounds so good.. and simple. Thank you

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  • Yum! Going to serve this over some mixed veg

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  • A meal we love to eat,love your version! Thanks!

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