Albóndigas en salsa (meatballs in tomato sauce)


These  meatballs were perfect and so delicious!
Easy like a game for children and so tasty! I really love meatballs and this recipe is a so tasty variation that the meatballs resulted irresistible! A delicious comforting dish!

I ‘ve served as suggested with saffron rice! lovely combination!


The meatballs
1 lb. ground lamb, veal or beef
8 oz. ground pork
1 egg, beaten with a fork
4 heaped tablespoons fresh bread crumbs
1 garlic clove, skinned and very finely chopped
1/2 large mild onion, grated or very finely chopped
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground coriander
Salt and pepper

For finishing
Flour, for dusting
2–3 tablespoons olive oil, for frying

The sauce
2–3 tablespoons olive oil
1 red pepper, seeded and finely chopped
1 large mild onion, cut into fine slivers (half-moons)
1 garlic clove, skinned and finely chopped
2 1/4 lbs. (2 1/2 cups) ripe tomatoes, scalded, skinned and chopped (or canned tomatoes)
1/4 cup dry sherry or white wine
1–2 short cinnamon sticks

Source and Recipe description: by Leggy Peggy


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