Meatballs with sage and Parmesan got a delicious flavor. Floating in a delicious homemade tomato sauce. Delicious when served with pasta.
Meatballs and Italian food. When hearing either food I just start to feel good. The recipe I choose to cook from this book, combined those. This could be a match made in heaven if you ask me. And it is indeed a delicious dish. Full of flavor and you also get a delicious sauce for the pasta. Very nice to make and eat.
Gehaktballen recipe (meatballs)
Now you might wonder how I got this delicious recipe. The cookbook gehaktballen (Dutch: meatballs) from Salomée Vidal & Jérémie Kanza was send to me. I've looked at, read and made this recipe and I reviewed the book.
Recipe adapted from the Dutch cookbook Gehaktballen - Salomée Vidal & Jérémie Kanza.
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Meatballs with sage and Parmesan
- 400 gram canned tomatoes
- 70 grams tomato paste
- 1 thyme
- 1 bay leaf
- 10 basil leaves
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 50 grams bread stale without crust
- 200 ml milk
- 1 onion large, finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 5 sage thinly sliced
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 15 grams parsley finely chopped
- 600 grams minced beef
- 2 eggs size M
- 150 grams Parmesan cheese grated
- Heat some oil in the pan and add the tomato paste.
- Bake for 2 minutes and then add the tomatoes.
- Mix the spices and sugar through the sauce and turn the heat down.
- Let the sauce simmer for 20 minutes and then season at taste with salt and pepper.
- Soak the bread in the milk.
- Put some oil in the pan and fry the onion with 1 tablespoon of sugar until translucent.
- Put into a large bowl.
- Melt the butter in the pan and fry the sage about a minute until it's soft.
- Remove from the pan and add to the onions.
- Add the parsley, bread, minced meat, eggs and Parmesan to the onion mixture and knead well.
- Then roll small balls (about 4 cm thick) from the meat.
- In a large saucepan pour you some oil and fry the meatballs until they are brown.
- Reduce heat to low and pour the tomato sauce over the meat.
- Simmer for 15 minutes.
- Additional: sprinkle, just before serving, some extra Parmesan over the meat.
- Serve with pasta.