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Maria's Meat Balls


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Ingredients

18 piece(s)

Maria's Meat Balls

  • 500 grams of prime minced beef, 5 star
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cloves of garlic, peeled
  • 1 onion, peeled and halved
  • 2 slices of bread, crusts removed roughly sliced
  • 40 grams of tomato paste
  • 1 heaped tablespoon of mixed Italian herbs
  • 6
    30min
    Preparation 10min
    Baking/Cooking
  • 7
    easy
    Preparation
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    Recipe is created for
    TM 5
    Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
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Recipe's preparation

  1. NOTE - the bread will give you a softer meat ball soaking up the onion and garlic juices

    Place bread onion and garlic into the bowl and chop 5 seconds, speed 6 - scrape down bowl
    Break up the mince and add to the bowl with the egg, and mixed herbs and tomato paste - use the dough function for 30 seconds - with your spatula mix the bottom of the mix to the top and repeat the dough function for 30 seconds

    Scoop a plum size meat mix with a spoon and roll to a ball - you should get around 18 delicious meat balls

    I cooked mine in the air fryer 200 deg 10 minutes, turned them over and cooked another 10 minutes
    Oven preheat to 180 fan forced and cook on a tray lined with baking paper for approx 30mins

    These are delicious served with the Capsicum tomato and chilli chutney or added to your favourite passata and served with pasta
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Tip

This recipe was intoduced to my mother by our neighbour Maria I have adapted it to thermomix and air fryer - thank goodness for neighbours our food went from basic to flavoursome and loved by all the family


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  • This is nice, everyone in the house loves it,...

    Submitted by juliasanchez on 8. March 2019 - 07:46.

    This is nice, everyone in the house loves it, thanks for sharing, cheers from Brunei

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