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Meatballs with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Course Main Course
Cuisine Paleo
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • 1 Egg beaten
  • ½ lb. Ground beef
  • ½ lb. Ground pork
  • 1 cup Onion diced
  • 2 cups Roma tomatoes chopped
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • Fresh coriander chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves chopped
  • 5 tbsp Olive oil divided
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 4 Green chilies chopped
  • ½ tsp Turmeric
  • ½ tsp Cumin

Instructions

  1. In a bowl combine the egg, ground beef, ground pork, half of the onion, chilies, salt and pepper.
  2. Create round meatballs using your hands.
  3. Fry them with 4 tbsp of oil for 10-12 minutes or until they are golden brown.
  4. Transfer to a side plate and let it cool down.
  5. For the gravy, in a pan heat 1 tbsp of oil.
  6. Fry the rest of the onion for 2 minutes. Add the garlic and mix for 1 minute.
  7. Add the ginger garlic paste, turmeric, cumin and paprika.
  8. Season using salt.
  9. Add half of the water and cook with the lid on for 5 minutes.
  10. Add the tomatoes and cook for 4 minutes and add the remaining water. Mash the tomatoes.
  11. Cover and cook for 15 minutes. Add the fried meatballs and cook for 5 more minutes with the lid on.
  12. Serve hot.