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Parmesan Meatballs

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Ingredients
  Onion 1 , grated
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Lean minced lamb 1 Pound (500 Gram)
  Tomato puree 1 Tablespoon
  Chili sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Mixed dried herbs 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 4 Tablespoon
For the sauce
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Canned chopped tomatoes 13 Ounce (1 Can Of 400 Gram)
  Tomato puree 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh oregano 2 Tablespoon
  Oregano leaves 6 (To Garnish)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large bowl mix thoroughly the onion, Parmesan, minced lamb, tomato puree, chili sauce and herbs with seasoning as per taste.
2. With dampened hands, make 30 small balls out of the mixture.
3. In a large frying pan heat the olive oil and fry the meatballs in 2 batches with 10 minutes for each batch.
4. To a baking dish transfer the meatballs and keep hot.
5. For the sauce, in a pan fry the finely chopped onion and the crushed garlic together in the olive oil for 3-5 minutes, such that softened.
6. Then simmer stirring in the chopped tomatoes, tomato puree and the oregano and for 8 minutes.
7. Adjust seasoning in the sauce as per taste and toss it thoroughly with some freshly cooked spaghetti.

SERVING
8. In a serving dish serve the coated spaghetti with the hot meatballs with a garnish of oregano.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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