Moroccan meatballs in the oven

Submitted by enr on 17 Sep 2009
500 g minced meat lamb or chicken, lean
6-7 sprigs of parsley
2 handfuls of rice
1 onion
2-3 cloves garlic
1 jar 500 ml canned tomatoes
2 tbsp tomato puree
lemon juice
1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp coriander, ground
1 tsp cumin, ground
1 egg optional
Moroccan meatballs in the oven
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To add minced meat onion, garlic, parsley, spices, and possibly eggs, and pureed in a food processor or blender pureed prefix. In the resulting meat sauce put rice (washed) and kneaded well. If was put the egg mixture is allowed to rest 10-ish minutes. Heat about 3-4 tbsp olive oil in a heavy skillet. From minced meat with wet hands shape balls with a size as small apricot. Fried in fat until they turn brown crust, stirring often. Tomatoes in jar smash and discharged together with the juice in meatballs. Allow to boil and dissolve resulting in brown coating on frying pan. Place a tomato paste. Everything is transferred into clay casseroles or baking dish and bake in a preheated 200 ° C oven until the rice is cooked and the sauce thickens (about 30 minutes). dropwise with lemon juice - gives a very nice contrast to cinnamon - and served with crusty bread, Moroccan couscous or basmati. * There is a variant of the dish, that eventually bump up eggs on the dish and bake until their readiness. So do we. * Can be made with ground beef, as I did not put cinnamon and ras el Hanoun, 1/4 tsp
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17 Sep 2009


I really like, I'll try at the first opportunity

I've done like meatballs, but the stove and without these spices ..

Especially for meatballs, and many other dishes, spices exactly determine the nature:-) Hope you like the taste is rich and full.

very interesting and tasty'll try it in due time

Rally, what is ras el Hanoun?

Desi, this is typical of North African Arabic cuisine mixed spices. Recipe is here - Ras el Hanoun (Ras el Hanout) , but it is easier to buy. Rossi wrote that her mother brought from Spain and many like it.

Denis, Flower, put pictures if her turn came the recipe:-)

will certainly put :)

great. I used the recipe Hairy bikers / two Members of UK / but I'll try this one. Pd case I remembered how stalking a tagine in charity shop-three days stalking him in the window that the store was closed. On four days I was there 30 minutes before the store to open to buy it. Taginite here are expensive and this was brand new and extra cost :) thanks for the recipe

I was about to ask another recipe that can be baked meatballs and out they. It remains to run to the Arab cous cous shop.

Caramel success in the preparation and your meal :) I will be glad and photos to the recipe.

meatballs were very tasty! And next time I will make them slightly hot.