Meatballs in tomato sauce - slow cooker version recipe

  • Serves 5
  • 30 mins to prepare and 3 hrs 00 mins to cook
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Customer recipe by Helen Critchell
Added 58 months ago

Put minced beef, 1 garlic clove, chillies and cumin into a bowl and season. Combine with hands. then add egg, breadcrumbs and fresh coriander and mix again. Shape mixture into about 20 balls and toss lightly in flour. Brown well in heated oil (1tbsp) for about 6 - 8 minutes. Drain on kitchen roll to remove excess oil. To make sauce, heat remaining oil and add onion and cook for a few minutes until soft. Stir in second garlic clove and red pepper and cook for further 3 minutes. Transfer vegetables, along with all further ingredients to slow cooker. Add seasoning. Cover and cook on low for 6 - 8 hours. Serve with rice and green salad.

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  • 700 g minced beef
  • 2 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 2 Red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Ground cumin
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tbsp fresh white breadcrumbs
  • bunch fresh coriander leaves
  • 2 - tbsp Plain flour
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 Large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Ground coriander
  • 1 Cinnamon stick, broken
  • Pinch Dried chilli flakes
  • Splash Tabasco sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Caster sugar
  • 2 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 150ml Vegetable stock, hot
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