Baked meatballs

These golden-browm meatballs are a mid-week winner.
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Recipe from: 25 November 2015
Preparation time: 25 min
Cooking time: 30 min


  • 400
  • 1
    small onion, finely chopped
  • bunch
    of parsley, finely chopped
  • 1
    clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 3
    each ground cumin, coriander and cayenne pepper
  • olive oil
  • 1
    tin chickpeas, drained
  • 1
    tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1
    green pepper, chopped
  • 2
    carrots, grated
  • couscous or rice to serve
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Preheat the oven to 200ºC.

Mix the mince, onion, parsley, garlic and spices, and season with salt. Roll into small walnut-sized balls and fry in batches until golden brown.

Spoon the meatballs into an ovenproof dish, add the tomatoes, chickpeas, green pepper and carrots, and season with salt and pepper. Bake for about 25 minutes. Serve with rice or couscous.

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