Moroccan meatballs

Moroccan meatballs
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep. time:
  • Cook time:
  • Total time: Less than 30 Minutes
  • Syns per serving:
    • Original: FREE
    • Extra Easy: FREE
  • Difficulty Rating: 1

This flavoursome dish is inexpensive to make and delicious served with rice or couscous and salad.

ingredients

  • 450g extra lean mince beef
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tins chopped tomatoes
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp hot paprika
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Handful of fresh coriander
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped parsley
  • Low calorie oil spray (less than one calorie per spray)

method

  1. Place the mince beef in a bowl and combine with parsley and half the cumin and paprika, and season well. Using your hands, shape into roughly 16 small meatballs.
  2. Spray a large frying pan with low calorie oil spray and brown the meatballs. Set aside.
  3. In the same pan gently sweat the onions and garlic for 2-3 minutes before adding the remaining cumin, paprika and a generous sprinkle of black pepper. Add the tomatoes and simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Return the meatballs to the sauce and heat through. Stir in the coriander and serve.

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