BeefBall Bolognaise

3 December, 2007 at 2:47 pm | Posted in » Cooking, » Recipes | Leave a comment
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The main dish for Hubby italian food craving…BeefBall Bolognaise !!

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Serves 2

300 grams minced Beef
1/2 onion, peeled and chopped finely
1/2 breadcrumbs
1/8 cup grated parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parley
1/2 egg, beaten
1/2 clove garlic, crushed
rind and juice of 1/4 lemon
salt and ground black pepper, to taste
1/4 plain flour, seasoned
1 tablespoon olive oil (I use corn oil)
250 grams pasta (any kind u like)

Bolognaise sauce, ready made
1/4 cup beef stock (I use chicken stock)
1/4 cup red wine
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
1/2 clove garlic, crushed
sal and ground black pepper, to taste


1. In a large bowl, combine mince beef, breadcrumbs, parmesan, onions, parsley, egg, garlic, lemon rind and juice, salt & pepper. Roll tablespoonful of mixture onto balls and roll balls in seasoned flour.

2. Place oil in a large frying pan and fry meatballs until golden. Remove from pan, drain on paper towels. Set aside. Remove excess fat ans meat juices from pan.

1. In the same pan, combine the Bolognaise sauce, stock, wine, basil, garlic, salt and pepper. Bring to boil.

2. Reduce heat and return the meatballs to pan. Allow to simmer for 10-15 mins. While meatballs and sauce are cooking, add pasta to a lare pan of rapidly boiling water and cook until just tender. Drain well. Serve pasta with meatballs and sauce over the top.


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